Aug 2, 2021
Biden now has an opportunity. He should follow up on the State Department statement this week supporting Iranian protesters and offer U.S. technical support to help activists. He should rally European governments to join in his solidarity campaign for the Iranian people.
Jul 21, 2021
The Biden administration has been talking with private companies to pursue the feasibility of providing Cuba with an alternative to the state’s internet service provider. One option is to use communications satellites to link up with satellite phones.
Jul 9, 2021
The struggle between Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban is not a choice between democracy and Islamic rule. It is a conflict over whether Afghans should choose their own government at all.
Jul 2, 2021
There are arguments for the value of international courts. They provide an opportunity for victims to confront their tormentors. They provide a historical record of war crimes. Yet it’s also important to understand the limits of these international tribunals.
Jun 21, 2021
Maduro has always had the power to ease the economic pain being inflicted on Venezuela. So far, however, he has chosen his own survival over that of his country.
Jun 7, 2021
Iran’s upcoming presidential elections. They are best seen as a kind of propaganda to persuade gullible outsiders that a clerical tyranny has democratic legitimacy. Narges Mohammadi knows better. That’s why she will be boycotting them.
Jun 2, 2021
The origin probe comes at a sensitive time in U.S.-China relations, with both governments showing signs they want to move beyond the vitriol that marked the last year of Donald Trump's presidency. ...
May 20, 2021
Since war broke out in Israel last week, President Joe Biden has walked a fine line. His administration has touted its high-level diplomacy in hopes of reaching a cease-fire, while also defending Israel's right to defend itself.