What might a realistic approach to one of the most complex and delicate nuclear negotiations ever attempted look like? Here’s why the United States and North Korea must tread carefully to resolve their impasse.
The Israeli and Palestinian communities are growing ever closer physically while remaining separated politically. Any solution must adequately address the needs of both sides.
Conventional capabilities may pose the biggest threat of nuclear war. As non-nuclear technologies become increasingly entangled with nuclear weapons, China, Russia, and the United States can’t afford to wait for political relations to improve before making efforts to manage the risk of escalation.
What comes after war for the Middle East? Devastating wars and state failures have driven millions of people from their homes, left infrastructure devastated, and fundamentally reshaped institutions and economies. But the impending post-conflict reconstruction means a new struggle for power and influence.
A new proposal that calls for Serbia and Kosovo to swap territory along ethnic lines carries enormous risks for both countries and the broader region. With the United States pulling back, the EU must step up to preserve the region’s fragile stability.
Public outrage over a government proposal to raise the retirement age has eroded popular support and shattered the illusion of Putin’s political invulnerability. How is the Kremlin going to respond?
A strong civil society has held Tunisia together through its difficult postrevolution transition. But recent legislation requiring civic groups to register with the government is sounding alarm bells in the fledgling democracy.
Governments around the world are closely watching the upcoming Swedish election for evidence of Russian hacking, and tips on how to stop it.
In contrast to the fast pace of nuclear weapon and long-range missile tests conducted by North Korea the previous year, 2018 has seen a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at ending the country’s isolation.