November 21, 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but civil society and regional blocs may be slowing the trend of extending presidential terms in some areas.
October 26, 2017
Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.
July 13, 2017
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
May 30, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of migrants come to the United States each year for work, but Washington has struggled to balance the shifting needs of industry with the concerns of the domestic labor force.
November 16, 2017
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
November 6, 2017
An attack on Green Berets in southwest Niger has reignited a debate over U.S. policy in the region that stretches back decades.
October 9, 2017
AGOA is the cornerstone of the U.S.-Africa trade relationship, but declining support has called the program’s value into question.
October 10, 2017
The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s executive orders on immigration have sparked debate over the national security implications of its refugee pr…
September 29, 2017
The Trump administration has rolled back some of President Obama’s policies normalizing ties with Cuba.
September 13, 2017
Political shifts and economic challenges in Latin America could either boost Latin America’s largest trade bloc or lead to its obsolescence.