In a change of pace, Ecuador’s runoff presidential election brought conservative businessman Guillermo Lasso to office. But the country’s election also offers some lessons about broader trends in Latin American politics.
The most likely nuclear risk Pyongyang poses is spreading WMD technology in the Middle East.
The European Union must be firm on sanctions but also focus on selective engagement and dialogue with Russia.
The Indian government has presented data localization as a way to boost growth and help law enforcement access data for investigations, but some measures are far more effective than others.
Democratic reform in Myanmar has suffered a grave setback. The EU’s response to the military coup must be strong enough to reverse the political crisis and restore and renew democracy in Myanmar.
South Korea’s ruling party suffered a crushing defeat in the Seoul and Busan by-elections. Will this rebuke by voters change the political calculus for President Moon Jae-in ahead of the 2022 presidential contest?
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide and U.S. President Joe Biden find themselves in an unenviable position, as fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecommunications networks are being rolled out in their countries to fulfill the promise of faster speeds to help bolster their economies.
Faster and more trackable than cash, newly minted, state-managed digital currencies are poised to revolutionize how the world buys, sells, and invests.
Conspiracies pushed by QAnon played a key role in the January attack on the U.S. Congress.
In 1946, a telegram from Moscow gave the U.S. a strategy that lasted four decades. India too needs an honest security doctrine that keeps it match-fit in a changing world.
The cloud computing landscape is dominated by a handful of service providers. They are the only ones with skill sets and infrastructure substantial enough to fulfill the mass needs of a rapidly growing digital society.
Erdogan's Canal Istanbul is in the works, but the Montreux Convention—which regulates traffic through the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles straits—could spell trouble for this mega-project.
The Biden administration has pledged to rebuild ties to U.S. allies frayed during the four years of the Trump presidency. U.S. sanctions against Nord Stream 2 would amount to a self-defeating move that might not cause a major injury to the crucial U.S. ally in Europe, but for sure would be an insult.
Kang’s role as the first woman to serve as foreign minister in the country marks a period of progress for South Korean women in public service.
Despite a slow start, the EU is working hard to hammer out a renewed nuclear deal between the United States and Iran. But it won’t be easy.
Cyber threats to nuclear command, control, and communications systems (NC3) attract increasing concerns. Carnegie and partners have developed a platform of unclassified knowledge to enable U.S.-China engagement on this issue.
During the pandemic, Chinese medical and equipment supplies to Chile have come mostly from a diverse cast of Chinese players with local experience in Chile. They adapted to Chile’s unique system of emergency and disaster management.
For too long, the U.S. foreign policy community has approached the challenge of fragile or conflict-affected states as a parallel effort distinct from other aspects of the U.S. foreign policy agenda. It is time to bridge this divide.
Branding Europe as a unique civilization undermines the EU’s attractiveness to the rest of the world. Europe is better served by reckoning with its colonial history and underlining the universality of human rights.
Drilling down on how the pro–middle class foreign policy Biden promised would actually look is no easy task. Judging its success requires looking at not only public statements but also personnel choices, policy processes, and measured outcomes.