Global politics are coming to be dominated by identity rather than ideology.
In “America: The Farewell Tour,” Chris Hedges pens a manifesto for America’s anticapitalist left that is unrelieved in its negativism, bears striking similarities with right-wing populism, and offers few answers about how to move forward.
Boko Haram’s resilience highlights the limits of a purely military solution to Nigeria’s conflict. A broader demobilization, rehabilitation, and reintegration strategy is necessary.
Although Western donors’ local political assistance in opposition Syria has differed starkly from prior interventions in two crucial domains, the tensions of previous reconstruction and state-building efforts are being replicated almost wholesale.
U.S. political commitment and leadership are essential to establishing inclusive, stable governance in eastern Syria.
Despite the possibility for real democratic change, Zimbabwe’s July election has elevated another despot in Mugabe’s mold.
The United States can still salvage a marginally but meaningfully better outcome for its own interests and the Syrian people by pushing for greater formal decentralization in eastern Syria.
Taiwan’s 2014 Sunflower Movement unleashed a wave of youthful activism that has profoundly reshaped the island’s political landscape, showing how activists can effect change through elections.
Setting aside the unforced errors of the Singapore meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, this attempt to roll back North Korea’s nuclear program invites a rethinking of U.S. strategy.
The State Department and USAID can pursue an array of internal and external initiatives to combat corruption globally, especially in countries that have faced recent political transitions.