Joe Biden’s July visit to Saudi Arabia is a stark reminder that while diplomacy is a give and take, memories in the Middle East run painfully deep.
Perceived as having abandoned the region after its withdrawal from Afghanistan, the US has a great opportunity to re-engage with Kazakhstan.
While the staff-level IMF agreement and Lebanese condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are reasons for hope, the implementation of much-needed reforms and the election of reformist candidates are necessary for stabilizing Lebanon.
A critical look at the topsy-turvy world of politics in the capital of the land of the free and the home of the brave.
It’s no longer a secret that the monopolistic private sector is an essential component of the military-industrial complex.
Today, two journalists for a major newspaper grapple with the complexity of reporting on war.
The former president’s supporters threaten to resort to violence again in a deeply divided country, putting its democracy on the line and its economy in peril.
Yoon Seok-yeol, the conservative candidate, won the extremely tight presidential race in an agenda-less election. Domestically Yoon’s ability to impose radical changes is limited but he can shift South Korea’s foreign policy by fostering closer ties with the US and Japan.