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.
Biden’s Inaction on Syria Risks Normalizing Assad—and His Crimes
The world is gradually accepting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad back into the fold.
The U.N. Must Investigate Nagorno-Karabakh War Crimes
Baku and Yerevan are not members of the International Criminal Court. That means an independent international investigation is needed to ensure accountability for atrocities.
A High-Profile Trial Spells Tribulation for the Palestinian Authority
The trial of Nizar Banat’s killers has exposed the rot at the PA’s core.
Who Blessed the Vlads Down in Africa?
Russia’s Wagner Group has its eyes on Mali. It fits a pattern of Russian interference in Africa.
America’s Hollow Africa Policy
Washington’s focus on stability over human rights is alienating Africa’s youth.
Biden Needs to Bolster the Power of Exiles
The U.S. democracy agenda can’t focus simply on supporting democratic governments.
The Meaning of Biden’s ‘America First’ Doctrine
The U.S. president cares about the well-being of the world. But he cares about Americans’ well-being more.
The United States Can Cast Light on China’s Shadowy Solar Industry
Opaque practices make it difficult to trace human rights abuses.
Sisi Is Leaving the Sick to Suffer in Egypt’s Prisons
The Egyptian government has deliberately let a former presidential candidate languish behind bars without proper medical care.
Biden’s Democracy Agenda Just Died an Ugly Death in Kabul
The fall of Afghanistan reveals hard truths about U.S. human rights talks.
Why Did Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Rebuff Samantha Power?
The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development was seeking greater access for aid workers in Tigray.
‘We Fell Off the Face of the Earth’
Opposition politicians are disappearing into Turkey’s massive new prison system.
Ideological Competition With China Is Inevitable—Like It or Not
Beijing recognizes promoting human rights and democracy is an ideological challenge. So should Washington.
Belarus’s Unlikely New Leader
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya didn’t set out to challenge a brutal dictatorship.
Don’t Let Cuba’s Protest Momentum Evaporate
U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration should listen to activists on the ground.
The Pandemic’s Legacy Will Spur New Protests in Latin America
Increased economic inequality has only added to widespread discontent.
U.S. Quietly Gives Up on South Sudan War Crimes Court
Six years after Washington gave $5 million to set up a war crimes court, nothing has happened.