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Members of the Somali military watch as firefighters work to extinguish a blaze after a car bomb exploded in Mogadishu on Jan. 29, 2019.

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2021

The world in 2021 will be haunted by the legacies of 2020: an ongoing pandemic, an economic crisis, Donald Trump’s divisive presidency—and new threats emanating from wars and climate change.

Supporters shout and wave flags at President Donald Trump's motorcade

Trump’s Anti-Communist Foreign Policy Won Florida Hispanics

Outreach programs and a hard-line attitude persuaded communities with long Republican ties.

A supporter displays the Venezuelan flag at a Biden-Harris drive-in rally in Orlando, Florida on Oct. 27.

Will the Next Administration Take a New Track on Venezuela Policy?

Either Trump or Biden would face a stalled diplomatic situation when it comes to Venezuela.

Hasán Rohaní, el presidente de Irán (izquierda) saluda al presidente venezolano, Nicolás Maduro

Las sanciones están llevando a Irán y Venezuela a los brazos del otro

La política estadounidense de “presión máxima” no ha destruido a la economía iraní, y Teherán ahora está compartiendo sus lecciones de resiliencia con el asediado régimen de Nicolás Maduro en Caracas.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (left) greets Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro before the opening ceremony in the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Venezuela, on Sept. 17, 2016.

Sanctions Are Driving Iran and Venezuela Into Each Other’s Arms

Maximum pressure has not destroyed the Iranian economy, and Tehran is now sharing its lessons in resilience with Nicolás Maduro’s beleaguered regime in Caracas.

A man holds a picture of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko reading "Go away!" during a protest rally against police violence during recent rallies of opposition supporters.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Belarus is not another Ukraine, Israeli prime minister scores important victory, and Venezuelan autocrat uses coronavirus pandemic to assert power.

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

Under Cover of Coronavirus, Maduro Is Consolidating Control

As the pandemic continues to stress the country’s collapsing health system, Venezuela’s president has bolstered his political ground.

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a meeting in Managua on July 22, 2019.

Iran Is Working Hard to Revive Anti-U.S. Operations in Latin America

Reactivating old alliances in America’s soft underbelly is not as easy as it seems.

President Nicolás Maduro talks during a press conference at Miraflores Government Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on March 12.

Is the U.S. Government Back in the Business of Regime Change?

What does a botched coup in Venezuela mean for Trump, and is Putin’s coronavirus response a failure?

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