The UK has a new government. What does this mean for the Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU? What happens next?
As weary Israeli voters face the prospect of a third election in less than a year, can their beleaguered, shrewd prime minister cling to power?
Within two years of its formation in 2011, bad blood between South Sudan’s two most powerful leaders had flared into violence. On the six-year anniversary of hostilities breaking out, a revamped peace deal looks like the country’s best chance of restoring order.
A new president will not mean the end of the old regime rather a continuation of the military involvement in politics.
Although former Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov was actually the first senior official to demand the return of Crimea, he remains best known for his signature cap and businesslike approach to managing the capital.
While Trump’s policies have been popular in Israel, his record is far less “pro-Israel” than it appears on the surface.
For the EU to assert itself as a genuine geopolitical player, it must develop a more flexible and nuanced view of responding to world challenges. What is needed is a reenergized mind-set from a union that is not in denial but determined to act.
Moscow never wanted an annexation—it just wanted a bargaining chip. Understanding that is the key to settling the conflict once and for all.
In some countries, opposing political groups figure out how to reach agreements, govern, and share power.
Twenty-five years ago, the Russian government went to war in Chechnya. Few will be marking this anniversary and the two following wars, which ultimately came to define Putin’s transformation of Russia.
While Azerbaijan will not become a Western-style liberal democracy anytime soon, recent trends point to a society that is changing—and a government that may now recognize the need to change along with it.
Algeria’s presidential election is scheduled for December 12, 2019. It seems set to be carefully staged and controlled. But there are still unknown variables in the mix.
There are many reasons people will prioritize when they do decide to cast their vote. Many will consider the Brexit question above all else; others will be concerned about more local issues.
It would be a tragedy, or worse, a mistake if the only antidote to President Trump’s Middle East policy is a retreat to the magical thinking which has animated so much of America’s moment in the Middle East since the end of the Cold War.
By their design, electoral bonds legitimize opacity in how elections are funded. There is concern that electoral bonds could become vehicles for money laundering for shell companies, or for prohibited foreign donations.
Ostensibly undertaken to rid the capital of militias, the campaign by Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army was in fact a baldfaced grab for power and wealth.
The representation of religion in mainstream media often leaves a great deal to be desired. When it comes to Islam, it is often abysmal.
While frictions between the United States and China in the areas of trade, investment, and technology development are certainly important, in fact the most critical driver of potential instability between Washington and Beijing consists of clashing security perceptions and policies.
The fact that the NATO summit shared half a split screen with the Congressional impeachment inquiry hearings only tethered the NATO event more closely to President Trump’s personal needs and politics and ensured it would be all about him.
Paradoxically, Netanyahu’s replacement by a less contentious and more reasonable prime minister may well ensure that the Israeli-Palestinian peace process remains more about managing a process than securing a peace.