What does the absence of a substantive conversation and all its optical trappings mean for the U.S., Russia and the wider world? The answer is nothing good.
By Ryan Chilcote
“They started looting everything. We ran outside and before we knew it we watched our village set ablaze,” said Dildar Begum, one of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh.
By Tania Rashid
Having researched giving in the wake of disasters and taught students how to be effective philanthropists, I’ve learned that it’s hard to make good decisions regarding donations – especially when there are many urgent needs and countless ways to spend…
By David Campbell, The Conversation
We asked several analysts about whether the U.S. should draw a “red line” for North Korea and what its latest missile test means.
By Larisa Epatko
By John Campbell, Council on Foreign Relations
The opposition leader’s challenge to incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory risks undermining democracy in East Africa’s economic hub.
The gallivanting journalist she was, always sneaking off to some far corner of the world and returning with a juicy, moving, almost other-worldly story.
By Max Boot, Council on Foreign Relations
President Trump’s much-anticipated Afghan policy rightly avoids troop withdrawal timelines but offers little prospect for progress against the durable Taliban, says analyst Max Boot of the Council on Foreign Relations.
By Alessandro Pavone
Out of the blue, my editor called: “Pack your gear, we need you in Erbil tomorrow.” I had never been to Iraq before, and I had no idea what I was getting into.
By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, special correspondent
The kids were everywhere -- full of joy, full of spirit, full of exhaustion. Full of life. And they both inspired and broke my heart.
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