A Non-Interventionist Region Reacts to Afghanistan
The factors that led to the country’s collapse find many parallels in Latin America.
Haiti’s Convenient Disaster
Last weekend’s earthquake was a catastrophe. But for the country’s political class, it came at exactly the right time.
Haiti’s Foreign Language Stranglehold
Around 90 percent of Haitians speak only Haitian Creole. So why is school mostly conducted in French?
Get Ready for a Spike in Global Unrest
COVID-19 threatens to accelerate longer-term rebellion, violence, and political upheaval.
U.S. Intervention in Haiti Would Be a Disaster—Again
The nation’s poverty and chaos has been shaped by Washington for decades.
How to End Haiti’s Terminal Despair
What Haiti needs is state building, not another round of misbegotten aid.
Does Beijing’s Belligerent Birthday Party Herald a New Arms Race?
The Chinese Communist Party’s anniversary celebration is taking place amid a nuclear buildup.
The Hit on Haiti’s President
International observers have stood by as Haiti’s political crisis escalated.
Why Convicting Trump is Key to Biden’s Foreign Policy
With U.S. credibility so low, promoting democracy is harder than ever—so Washington should get its own house in order first.
Political Crisis in Haiti Poses Challenge for Biden’s Democracy Push
The State Department sides with President Jovenel Moïse on when his term should end.
Diplomats’ Warnings Over Mass Deportations Ignored by Trump Administration
A memo details the Trump administration’s efforts to end waivers for hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Central American nationals and send them home.
Latin America’s Protests Are Likely to Fail
The popular uprisings in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Haiti have many different causes and one thing in common: If history is any indicator, the outlook for genuine, lasting change is grim.
Open Borders Are a Trillion-Dollar Idea
Tearing down all barriers to migration isn’t crazy—it’s an opportunity for a global boom.
How One Top Diplomat Took a Stand Against Trump’s Immigration Policy
The under secretary of state feared that canceling the temporary protected status for some immigrants would be a blight on U.S. foreign policy.
African Ambassadors to Convene in Wake of Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Outburst
U.S. diplomats worry the president’s comments will set back relations. Others wonder why it took the “shithole” comment to get Washington to finally notice Africa.
Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti
Washington set to reject the U.N. chief’s latest appeal for money to tend to Haiti’s cholera victims.
U.N. Peacekeepers Ran a Child Sex Ring in Haiti
It’s the latest country where blue helmets have sexually abused those they’re supposed to protect.