A multitude of challenges confront the EU in 2019. How European leaders address these developments over the course of the next year will have far-reaching consequences.
The prolonged crisis in Gaza has created enormous mental health challenges for the population while access to care and treatment remains limited. If it remains unaddressed, this will seriously affect their future and prospects for ending the conflict.
The United States has been the world’s dominant power for more than a century. Now many analysts believe that other countries are rising and the United States is in decline.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in allocated the bulk of his political capital to inter-Korean engagement during the first year and a half of his presidency. This strategy has paid dividends thus far. However, domestic and geopolitical forces are likely to determine his agenda’s success.
What can be done to prepare for the significant reconstruction challenges facing Yemen?
Russian hacking of U.S. elections. Rising tensions with China. North Korea’s nuclear program. Disorder in the Middle East. How should we understand today’s international landscape and global threats?
In 2000, just 20 million Indians had access to the internet. By 2020, the country’s online community is projected to exceed 700 million and more than a billion Indians are expected to be online by 2025.
With global democracy facing serious doubts about its basic health and longevity, comparative studies of safeguards and threats to democracy are multiplying.
Opinion polls in both Japan and the United States show continued strong support for their security alliance and economic relationship, but Trump administration trade policies, its withdrawal from international agreements, and its undermining of multilateral institutions is stressing bilateral ties in ways not seen in decades.
As India gears up for next year’s general election, there is genuine uncertainty about the eventual outcome of the country’s gargantuan polls. Yet there is widespread consensus on one thing: the 2019 election will be one of the world’s most expensive on record.