The Next 50 Years of Foreign Policy
A survey of experts offers predictions on the future of U.S. leadership and geopolitical dominance.
Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Globally—and Poor Countries Are Worst Off
Experts have long said extensive testing is the key to mitigating the pandemic. But an analysis of testing data shows low-income countries have few resources.
Coronavirus Disproportionately Affects Health Workers. Here Are the Countries Most at Risk.
COVID-19 has strained medical systems worldwide, but some countries already lacked capacity long before the pandemic struck.
In China’s Credit Ratings, Democracies Pay a Price
Data from Chinese firms shows a Beijing-dominated world would be a financial boost for autocrats.
China’s Global Investments Are Declining Everywhere Except for One Region
Three charts highlight Beijing’s growing interest in the Middle East and North Africa.
Mapped: The Absent Ambassadors
Khashoggi ordeal spotlights staffing gap at embassies around the world.
Is the World Ready for the Next Big Tsunami?
The latest disaster in Indonesia shows the need for the global system put in place in the wake of 2004’s devastating waves.
Infographic: How Does the U.S. Stack Up to World in Executions?
U.S. execution rates are at a historic low, but still higher than almost everybody else.
Watch: The Global Flow of Asylum-Seekers In One Interactive Map
Visualizing one of history’s biggest global crises.
Infographic: Here’s How the Global GDP Is Divvied Up
Spoiler alert: The United States gets the biggest slice of the pie.
Here’s What Russia’s Military Build-Up in the Arctic Looks Like
While lawmakers and outgoing U.S. officials urge Trump not to let the ‘orphaned’ Arctic slip through the cracks.
Mapping the Spread of the ISIS Plague
The Islamic State keeps morphing, and the United States and its allies are struggling to keep up.
Mapped: What Each EU Country Impacted by New Quota Plan Thinks About Refugees
This map shows how many refugees each participating country would take under a recent EU proposal, and how those countries feel about it.
Workers of the World, Divided!
Estonian parents get two years of paid leave, U.S. prisoners make $.12 an hour, and other statistics to consider this Labor Day.
Europe’s Migrant Crisis By the Numbers
These four charts show the scale of the continent's humanitarian situation.
Interactive Map: Follow the Roads, Railways, and Pipelines on China’s New Silk Road
Beijing's multi-billion dollar integration project aims to connect China to Europe with a network of roads, railways, pipelines.
Mapping Boko Haram’s Growing Insurgency
The militant group's rise is leaving a trail of destruction across Nigeria's northeast.