October 21, 2017

Five Takeaways from the Spanish Election

The 2016 vote may have been a disappointment to Spain's insurgent progressives. But they've proven they're here to stay. Read More »

Brexit: Europe’s New Nationalism is Here to Stay

The UK may be the first country to leave the EU but it may not be the last. All across the continent, euro skepticism is offering a new outlet for old feelings. Read More »

Kyrgyzstan’s Self-Defeating Conflict With Moderate Islam

The state’s clash with a well-respected Muslim leader will only encourage true radicalization in the country. Read More »

US-China Maritime Disputes: Too Close for Comfort

Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia. Read More »

A Failed State in Latin America?

There's still hope for the "pink tide" that swept aside Latin America's right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs. Read More »

A Very Brazilian Coup

Brazil's elites can't win an election, but they can engineer an impeachment. Read More »

Israel, Saudi Arabia New Middle East’s Strange Bedfellows

Israel and Saudi Arabia are burying the hatchet. For at least 10 reasons, that's not such a good idea. Read More »

Japan Courts Russia at Sochi Summit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to travel to Russia in spite of US warnings, and to propose a new level of economic cooperation, may prove to be an important step in pursuing a stronger long-term relationship with Russia. Read More »

What’s Behind Russia’s Rapprochement With Pakistan?

What does the Kremlin’s emphasis on Pakistan say about the state of Russia-India ties? Read More »

British Dream Now a Reality for London’s First Muslim Mayor

In London, the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver is in charge. He has become Europe’s most powerful Muslim politician. Sadiq Khan’s victory has shown us that the British dream can become a reality. Read More »