10 Conflicts to Watch in 2022
Battle deaths may be down, but regional wars continue to rage as great-power confrontations loom, from Ukraine to Taiwan, amid declining U.S. influence.
What the Kidnapper Wilson Joseph’s Costume Says About Haitian Politics
Vodou and Christianity are perpetually entangled with Haiti’s power struggles.
Democrats See Broken Promises in Biden’s Haiti Policies
After high-profile resignations, Biden diplomats scramble to shore up stability in Haiti and stem migration.
The View From Haiti
Many decry U.S. policy toward the country—and its migrants—as anti-Black racism.
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.