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Terrorist attacks in Iran are evidence that, in the Middle East, there are far too many moving parts for US President Donald Trump's recent trip to have changed much on the ground.
The ongoing diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia has isolated Qatar from the rest of the Middle East while also undermining the anti-Iran alliance among the Gulf countries.
As India opens up a new bridge in its north-eastern region, local tribal communities feel left out of the development picture.
Even if populist movements have been turned back in a few European elections, populism is not going to disappear. The EU needs a strategy to contain it.
A controversial report claims that Mexico is more violent than Afghanistan and Yemen. It's wrong on the details but right that Mexico is, in effect, a war zone.
Democracy is in a parlous state in many countries in southern Africa. Autocrats hold onto power, while electorates have little to choose from at the polls.
India's Supreme Court could soon rule to abolish "triple talaq", a practice that allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantaneously and discriminates against women.
Recent events suggest that South Africa's government may be resorting to short-term measures to pacify anger over lack of housing. But what's needed is a major overhaul of the housing policy.
The visit has wider implications for the entire Middle East.
Game theory applies to conflict and cooperation within competitive situations.
The country's religion-based power-sharing political system is straining to accommodate hundreds of thousands of new Syrian Sunnis.
For a military battle whose outcome is still hotly contested 30 years later, the impact was so remarkably clear -- independence for Namibia, peace for Angola and the death knell for apartheid.
Domestically, Brazil is a mess. Now, its foreign policy is in crisis, too, landing a staggering one-two punch to this one-time rising star.
Our approach to economic growth has done more harm than good and must be be replaced with more appropriate goals.
European leaders are still trying to decipher Trump’s thinking on NATO, Europe and many other issues.
As we celebrate Africa Day and reflect on how far the continent has come since the Organisation of African Unity was founded in 1963, it's a good time to assess whether democracy is working.
Will President Rouhani, who has spoken up for gender equality, give women a chance in his second term?
The impact of peace education or human rights courses ultimately depends on how teachers -- who may not be neutral -- implement them.
Religious state institutions wanting to address the rhetoric of violence in the name of religion must begin by reforming their relationship with the state.