Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria has put further strain on its soured relationship with the EU.
Lebanon’s protesters succeeded in one of their demands: the resignation of the country’s embattled Prime Minister. After the seismic protests, what is the best way forward?
Nearly a decade after the Arab Spring fizzled, a new wave of protest has swept over the Middle East and North Africa. What is different this time, and will the protesters get what they want?
Whether drawing inspiration from fictional characters or historical heroes, young people in Beirut and Algiers are creating bold visions to take back the public space.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are meeting on October 11, 2019. The summit in Mamallapuram, India, is a chance to work through the recent strains in the two countries’ relationship.
Far from being backed into a corner by Iran, Saudi Arabia has options. It may seem counter-intuitive, but Riyadh could reap rewards from a policy of smart restraint toward Iran.
Tunisia’s second presidential election was successfully held without any major disruptions, but an unconventional process and low voter turnout has left Tunisians with an unexpected choice.
British leader Boris Johnson’s plans were thrown into disarray when the UK’s Supreme Court ruled that his recent suspension of Parliament was unlawful. What does this mean for Brexit?
When the EU’s new top brass take over in Brussels, they will inherit four overarching problem areas. Each will need to be carefully managed.
Russia and India’s recent cluster of new agreements are a reminder of their special but limited relationship. Yet Washington’s diplomatic challenges with New Delhi hit far closer to home.
The system for launching a nuclear strike in response to an enemy attack is fraught and risky. A delayed response option would make everyone safer.
It is only a matter of time before maliciously manipulated or fabricated content surfaces of a major presidential candidate in 2020. Here is what every campaign needs to do in advance of a deepfake emergency.
Since the 1950s, the United States has been designated to command South Korean forces in the event that war once again breaks out on the Korean Peninsula. The August 2019 military exercises are a big step toward changing that.
A Yemeni scholar visited the city of Marib and found that, against all odds, people are using their resilience and ingenuity to survive the devastation of war.
China has long snubbed invitations to join U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control talks. Carnegie’s George Perkovich and a top Chinese nuclear expert discuss why the United States might regret it if China said yes.
With diplomacy failing and a battlefield stalemate in Libya, the United States must act to protect Libyan civilians from humanitarian disaster.
Nuclear negotiations with North Korea are at an impasse, but there are pragmatic ways the United States can seek to regain diplomatic momentum.
Focusing on Russia’s new style of hybrid warfare alone is a misguided interpretation of how the Kremlin wields power.
At a workshop in Bahrain last week, Jared Kushner gave a slick presentation of the economic portion of the White House’s new peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians. But beneath the glossy packaging were the same failed ideas.
Riyadh has far more to lose than Washington from escalation with Tehran. A policy of incremental Saudi engagement offers the kingdom a way out of the crisis.