Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania all face the constant threat of Russian intimidation and meddling in their internal affairs.
Continued U.S. engagement in Syria is necessary to prevent a resurgence of extremism.
The upcoming Trump-Kim Summit was made possible through the efforts of South Korean officials led by President Moon. Further help from them will be crucial.
Standing up against India has unfortunately become an important part of Nepal’s definition of sovereignty.
France’s En Marche began as a grassroots movement and has evolved under Emmanuel Macron’s strong leadership. Its sustainability will depend on reconciling these contrasting styles.
As China continues to expand its presence across the maritime domain, the establishment of infrastructure projects, like the Kra Canal, is likely to influence the new emerging security architecture in the Indo-Pacific.
As Europe takes its own steps to scrutinize Chinese economic practices more closely, there is now significant potential for greater transatlantic dialogue and cooperation on China.
As Pakistan balances cooperation with Iran and its relationship with Saudi Arabia, Indo-Saudi relations are on the rise and Iran continues to play India and Pakistan against each other for its own gain.
European donors should persist with a localist approach in Syria, but efforts should generate an inclusive notion of democratic citizenship rather than just support the liberal-moderate opposition.
The conventional wisdom linking increased voter turnout to anti-incumbency in India does not appear to be supported by state-level election data.
The Maghreb continues to see a rise in discontent and militancy due to governmental indifference towards marginalized border regions.
The United States has fallen behind in women’s political representation, but some European practices may offer a solution.
China made clear through Kim’s visit that it will not be sidelined in important conversations and developments on the future of the Korean Peninsula. Now, Xi has had the opportunity to influence the terms of any future agreement.
A fake memo written to Cuban President Raúl Castro proposing action in relations with Venezuela.
Another wave of mass migration is likely to hit Europe, and unless the EU can muster collective action, the Schengen system of passport-free travel could be swept away.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un went to Beijing after demonstrating that he is capable of standing up to the world, has complete control over his system, and can deal with the United States on his own.
It is critical to assess how shifting to a low-carbon economy will impact oil refining—piecemeal or isolated policy efforts could lead to unintended consequences.
Federal cybersecurity will be an enduring mission, always evolving and changing to stay ahead of the threat.
Diplomacy won’t transform the adversarial relationship with Putin’s Russia, but it can manage it.
To increase women’s representation in politics, the United States should learn from European experience with electoral systems, candidate recruitment, campaign finance, and workplace culture.