Why This Global Economic Crisis Is Different
This is the first time since World War II that there may be no cooperative way out.
It’s Time to End the Age of Impunity
The first hundred days of war in Ukraine represented the worst of modern warfare.
Bill Gates’s Pandemic Prevention Plan Has a China-Sized Blind Spot
In his new book, the billionaire philanthropist focuses on technical solutions but ignores politics.
Why the World Isn’t Really United Against Russia
Global institutions have long relegated much of the world to second-class status.
Could Putin Actually Face Accountability at the ICC?
The International Criminal Court has opened an investigation into Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know.
Russia’s Actions Fuel Calls for U.N. to Rein in Security Council Veto Power
The U.N. Charter puts limits on the veto power permanent members enjoy. Now, some countries want that enforced.
The WHO’s New Pandemic Center Isn’t Ready for Action
For now, the health agency’s newest hub is mostly just for show.
The Quad Should Speak Out Against Russia’s Aggression Toward Ukraine
It’s time for the Indo-Pacific democracies to address the crisis.
Does the ICC Obstruct Peace?
In Ivory Coast, the court’s blind pursuit of justice undermined reconciliation efforts.
Denounce Guinea’s Coup—and Incumbent Leaders’ Abuses of Power
Africa’s regional organizations won’t be taken seriously if they regularly denounce military juntas while tolerating constitutional coups.
Biden Needs an International Organizations Strategy
A U.S. State Department czar should lead a campaign to stop China and Russia from gaining control of multilateral agencies.
The Quad Is a Delusion
The new grouping won’t give the United States any more leverage over China than it already has—and it might raise tensions in the region higher than ever.
Biden Plans to Repeal Trump-Era Sanctions on ICC
Human rights advocates say the move is long overdue.
The World Needs a Cyber-WHO to Counter Viruses in Cyberspace
A global body has helped poorer nations counter COVID-19, but less technologically advanced countries need a similar institution to protect against the coming plague of cyberattacks.
How Trump’s Assault on International Organizations Benefits Beijing
The United States was already fighting with China for influence at global organizations, but the pandemic made everything worse.