An aborted ski season in Switzerland is likely to do more to drive climate politics than a heat wave in India, even if the latter causes immensely more human suffering.
Washington has four options for multilateralism: a charter, a club, a concert, or a coalition model. The task is choosing the right approach for the right situation.
After three years in office, the Tunisian president has yet to present a cohesive foreign policy agenda. Instead, Saied’s erosion of the country's democratic integrity has isolated Tunisia from international leaders, donors, and investors.
In 2023, Russia faces three crucial issues—President Vladimir Putin’s plans for his future, the battle between the hawks and pragmatists in the elite, and looming government personnel changes—that could reshape the country.
Russia has achieved far less via cyber warfare in Ukraine than many Western observers expected. Many aspects of Moscow's approach to cyber operations have been misunderstood and overlooked.
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With increasingly distrusted elections, discredited institutions, and rising political violence, American democracy is in a vicious cycle. Severe polarization is rapidly narrowing the available solutions. Rachel Kleinfeld proposes the top five tools to put American democracy back on track.
African Americans are overrepresented among U.S. military personnel but underrepresented in its highest ranks. Christopher Chivvis and Sahil Lauji identify current shortcomings and recommend ways to improve representation at the three and four-star general level.
Tunisian authorities should move quickly to revitalize their planned free-trade zone near the Libyan border, Hamza Meddeb argues. Otherwise, similar projects in Libya might come to fruition, denying Tunisia the revenues it desperately needs.