Iraq’s Indigenous Peoples Can’t Face Another Conflict
Despite the Islamic State’s retreat, Assyrians fear for their security in the Nineveh Plains. They need stronger support from Washington and Baghdad.
In Colombia, the Pandemic Provides Fertile Ground for Illegal Armed Groups
Criminal bands and fighters are capitalizing on fear to expand their control in vulnerable communities.
‘It’s Hard to Be in Limbo,’ as COVID-19 Plays Havoc With Military Moves
It’s hard enough to make a permanent change of station overseas. Military families are finding it agonizing in a pandemic-torn world.
Brazil Halts Police Raids in Favelas
It is only temporary—and poorly enforced—but the move does represent a first step in overcoming decades of brutality.
A polícia violenta e racista do Brasil
Apesar de constituírem mais de metade da população, pessoas negras continuam lutando pelo seu direito de viver.
Brazil Must Address Its Own Racist Police Violence
Afro-Brazilians make up over half of the country’s population, but they are still fighting for their right to live.
Beijing’s Secret Police Rule Hong Kong Now
The new national security law effectively undercuts the city’s once great justice system.
Why Taiwan’s Assistance to Hong Kong Matters
Taiwan’s government is signaling its status as a regional beacon for democracy and human rights—in contrast to South Korea, which frames assistance to North Korean refugees as helping ethnic brethren.
To Fix Policing in the United States, Follow Its Guidelines Abroad
The United States has spent decades training foreign nations to build community and capacity—it’s time to apply those lessons at home.
Iraq’s New Prime Minister Needs to Take Control of His Security Forces
Mustafa al-Kadhimi has already implemented positive changes, but he’ll need to rein in the country’s vast array of militias to bring lasting stability to the country.
American Cops Could Learn a Lesson From Italy’s Carabinieri
Unlike many U.S. police departments, the elite armed Italian force is highly effective and widely respected.
The NYPD Sees Coordination in Protests. It’s Incentivized To.
Since 9/11, federal funding for counterintelligence has shifted the way New York and other cities are policed.