Outside the Houses of Parliament in London on March 14, 2019.
Three scholars react to the spectacle, finger-pointing and long-term harms of the stalemate in British Parliament.
Trapping carbon dioxide in minerals happens naturally over thousands of years. Can humans speed it up – safely?
Adding industrial chemicals and natural alkaline minerals could slow climate change, but like other geoengineering proposals, it comes with many complex technical and legal challenges.
The U.S. military is shifting the focus of its cyberwarfare forces.
U.S. Air Force
A new strategy for U.S. Cyber Command seeks to block enemies from achieving their objectives – but may not be successful, and could have unforeseen consequences.
Is helping populate the caliphate an innocent act?
REUTERS/ Rodi Said
Hundreds of thousands of women helped the Nazi cause. Few ever faced justice.
Severe malnutrition, like this Yemeni boy experienced, is one of the results of the Yemen conflict.
The US has supported a Saudi-led military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. A Senate vote could end what a human rights scholar says is US complicity in genocide.
Homelessness is a major driver of HIV/AIDS.
President Trump recently announced in his State of the Union message that his administration will eliminate HIV within 10 years. He did not mention the social factors that must be addressed.
Yellow vest protesters want French president Emmanuel Macron to feel their pain. Is he listening?
President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as a defender of the liberal order against the rising tide of right-wing populism. But he can't lead Europe while mass protests have France in crisis.
Unlike every president who followed him, George H.W. Bush had a background in foreign policy. In 1972, Bush was serving as U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
AP Photo/Dave Pickoff
The first President Bush had some impressive foreign policies wins, but could he be best remembered for getting the US entangled in Iraq?
Saleh Hassan al-Faqeh holds the hand of his 4-month-old daughter, Hajar, who died at the malnutrition ward of al-Sabeen Hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, Nov. 15, 2018.
The Obama and Trump administrations have supported a military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. A human rights scholar says the US is complicit in genocide.
Screenshot from Republican John Rose’s campaign ad ‘Build the Wall,’ which equates all immigration with the Salvadoran gang MS-13.
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MS-13 is not the biggest or most violent gang in the US. But its grisly murders and Latino membership inflame Americans' anxiety about immigration. GOP campaign ads stoke those fears to attack Democrats.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, following their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Sept. 7, 2018.
The US was once the dominant force in the Middle East. That old order has disappeared. Now the new powers are Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Russia – and the US needs a new policy for the region.
Supporters of Nationalist Movement Party at a rally before the June election.
Turkey's close relationship with the US dates back to the Cold War. But after the June election there put nationalists into a position of power in the government, that alliance could turn rocky.
A poster on the wall of the International Centre for Sexual Reproductive Rights, an NGO based in Minna, Nigeria.
The story of how Nigeria and Mississippi implemented comprehensive sexual education programs despite local opposition offers important lessons about how to boost adolescent sexual health.
Trump and Putin have had generally friendlier relations than Trump and NATO.
After Russia's 2014 invasion of Ukraine, NATO members felt a renewed sense of purpose: deter Putin. Trump's anti-NATO, pro-Russia talk is thus an existential threat to this old transatlantic alliance.
Trump has long talked about halting U.S. participation in the WTO.
Trump has often talked about leaving the World Trade Organization. An economist explains what it is and what would happen if the president had his way.
La canciller alemana Angela Merkel, en el centro, habla con el presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, en la polémica Cumbre de líderes del G7 en Canadá en junio.
AP/Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government
Se critica al presidente Trump por alterar un orden internacional en el que Estados Unidos era el líder. Pero lo que hace Trump en realidad es acelerar un cambio que comenzó hace mucho tiempo.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump, at the contentious G7 Leaders Summit in Canada in June.
AP/Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government
President Trump is criticized for wreaking havoc on the international order, where the US was the established leader. But Trump is simply hastening a change that has been a long time coming.
Can transatlantic relations still be saved?
The Iran nuclear deal will struggle to survive the damage done when Trump pulled the US out on May 8. So will US-Europe relations.
Macron and Trump, seen here meeting in September 2017, have reportedly developed a good working relationship despite their many ideological differences.
Trump is rolling out the red carpet for Macron's visit to Washington. But the French president has some tough talks ahead, as the two leaders discuss thorny issues like trade and the Iran deal.
Peruvian ceviche doesn’t just taste good — it can be a force for social change.
Pioneering chefs from Bolivia to Brazil are stepping out of the kitchen and into public service. The 'social gastronomy' movement uses food to create jobs, prevent violence and boost economies.