For 30 years, right-wing parties and nativist leaders have whittled away refugees’ rights. In the wake of a global pandemic, seeking asylum will be nearly impossible unless the international community revises and modernizes its approach to people fleeing war.
In the military parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the communist party, Pyongyang showed its claws and sought to bolster domestic support for the regime.
No country has yet achieved full gender equality. Here's how to make a difference in your country.
Threats to the Good Friday Agreement—and culture wars—make this a critical constituency in a swing state.
And that might be a good thing for the environment.
Pence and Harris talked about international politics at the debate, but their performances will leave voters asking if they would be ready to act as commander in chief.
It doesn’t matter if Russia actually sways the vote. What matters is whether Americans think it did.
The presidential transition of power has long been a weakness of the U.S. political system. But never more so than now.
The bestselling book “Caste” brilliantly frames racial hierarchies in the United States but largely ignores the horrors of India’s caste structure.
The managing director and the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund lay out a strategy for sustained recovery.
Pandemics are not always transformative events. While some worrying preexisting trends could accelerate, it’s incorrect to assume that the coronavirus will end globalization, kill liberal democracy, or enhance China’s soft power.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has overplayed his hand by spouting belligerent nationalist rhetoric and refusing to negotiate—and Putin isn’t coming to his rescue.
Beijing’s foreign investments are often money-losing and driven by recipients’ own agendas.
Imperfect as electoral systems are, they provide a vital accountability.
The United States may shun multilateralism, but it is successfully uniting Australia, India, and Japan against China.
Religious violence is growing despite the pandemic.
Terrorists from India, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan were never at the forefront of global jihad before—now they are.
The U.K. government’s disastrous coronavirus error is another example of outsourcing gone wrong.
With Russia’s influence in the region solidified, peace will not come without its assent.
A reality check about the foreign-policy implications of a sick president.
The transition to a zero-carbon world will shift power in very unexpected ways.
The four ways the president’s illness can complicate national security decision-making—or invite foreign attacks.
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
International relations theorists once explored racism. What has the field lost by giving that up?
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
September brought a devastating fire at a Greek migrant camp and the death of a U.S. Supreme Court icon—plus a mass whale stranding in Australia, fires in California, and protests against police violence around the world.
The burning of the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos has exposed the EU’s short-sighted, inhumane, and ineffective approach to asylum.