An Eastern European politics scholar offers a list of videos to help students understand the region's history.
The UN will have to overcome deep distrust among Israelis.
An expert explains some big developments in human rights this year.
A contested policy to send asylum seekers who arrive in the U.K. to Rwanda could rattle the Good Friday agreement.
If Trump and the Republicans win, it may be the end of the green transition in the U.S., argues Mark Blyth.
Wilders’ reliance on floating voters will shape his coalition and governing prospects.
Several factors can foil conflict negotiations. The Russian war in Ukraine has them all.
Governments and non-state actors use mass migration as a tool of war.
Understanding the triumph of Poland’s opposition and what it means for Polish democracy and foreign policy.
International relations scholars have a ‘good chat’ about U.S. elections and foreign policy.
The international consequences could prove modest.
Will the WTO framework discourage countries from decarbonization plans that prioritize their own workers, supply chains and producers?
Sanctions-busting creates a higher risk of accidents and oil spills, if vessels operate outside global regulations
It’s not just about energy costs, our research finds. Germans have a deep cultural aversion toward military intervention.
Ukraine’s allies can use their own courts to investigate war crimes
The United States and its allies plan to embargo Russian crude oil shipments — and impose a price cap on Russian oil. That might backfire.
E.U. diplomat Josep Borrell warned the Russian army will be ‘annihilated’ if it launches a nuclear attack. These words suggest a more assertive European Union.
But look closely and you’ll find a more complicated picture. What does that mean for prospects of a United Ireland?
Giorgia Meloni’s popularity may not hold — and she doesn’t have much freedom to change policy
The 2022 floods are only part of Pakistan’s environmental crisis.
Passing budgets and laws won’t be easy, given the policy disagreements among the four parties
Fighting Russia’s war would not help Lukashenko stay in power
A new survey suggests many in Kosovo don’t approve of the E.U.’s efforts
Among those who have heard of climate change, most say their governments – and the world – aren’t doing enough
Activists and former politicians put pressure on the international community regarding concerns over key women’s rights
They’re optimistic about the future, despite months of trauma
Ramping up a domestic supply chain for clean energy won’t be easy.
If Germany had been nicer to Mediterranean countries when they needed help, they might be nicer now in return.
Our research suggests that co-sponsoring the Green New Deal helped in the 2020 elections. Could it boost incumbents’ votes in the 2022 midterms as well?
When party activists have too much say, they can hurt the party’s chances of winning a general election
Public risk perceptions in NATO countries shifted after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our surveys found
The European Union had little choice but to open the door
Putin’s invasion of Ukraine could complicate discussions of the alliance’s new Strategic Concept
Jean-Luc Mélenchon, leader of the far-left party La France Insoumise,
The ‘Northern Ireland Protocol’ was supposed to solve Brexit’s border issue
There are reasons the dollar is still king
Countries are now focused on Russia vs. Europe, rather than internal corruption
What might happen to political power sharing — and calls for Irish reunification?
Similar plans in other countries suggest the U.K. program will endanger migrants, not protect them.
A new survey finds that the public in Russia believes President Vladimir Putin’s rationale for the ‘military operation’ in Ukraine.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s power rests in part on how he distributes E.U. funds to oligarchs and local authorities in exchange for support
Here’s how Orban’s Fidesz party won 53 percent of the vote — but 83 percent of the districts.
Many will be activists in exile, our research suggests
As Stalin learned in Finland, small countries can inflict serious damage on invading superpowers
My research examined how the country learned to craft a powerful national narrative — and limit Russian misinformation
It’s not merely a shared ‘Europeanness,’ this research finds
The history of the West suggests something else entirely
Other countries committed to joining, yet have no clear path to full membership
People who fled the war in Ukraine wait for relocation
Would WTO members change the rules?
If European nations want to welcome these refugees, here’s what they can learn from our research
Here’s what the European Union might offer instead
Neutral countries today are nonaligned — and well-armed
But around the globe, activists and policymakers have laid out plans for economic recovery that would help reverse the losses — and help eliminate the reasons that women face inequality
Sovereignty is a key issue for French voters.
Many German politicians were convinced that the Russian president was bluffing about Ukraine
It’s not a purge — the likely goal is to dilute the possibility of internal threats
Moscow has seen little support this week from these countries.
If Putin escalates the war in Ukraine, here’s what could be next
Turkey’s diplomatic balancing act may be behind this move
No one expected the European Union to overturn its cautious approach to foreign policy so quickly
Russia’s president made threats without offering assurances
For centuries, Moscow has worried that foreign powers are scheming to separate Ukraine from Russia.
Support has been growing across all parts of Ukraine — not just regions close to Europe
It’s not clear that sweeping sanctions are credible
But our surveys reveal why that support may be waning
How Europe’s leaders keep the consensus on sanctions — but soften the economic blow at home
Europe is counting on a new Russian gas pipeline to alleviate energy shortages
The new initiative could lead to a cleaner maritime industry.
Countries like Belarus are counting on E.U. governments to see refugees as a security threat
New parties do well by taking aim at corruption, then struggle to govern.
Why is Boris Johnson threatening to scrap the agreement that he negotiated?
Suddenly, the COP26 meeting in Scotland isn’t this week’s big climate news
The covid response — and a series of scandals — tipped the race against the billionaire populist
Few people watch international bodies that set standards, but the ISO’s ‘London Declaration’ could be a big deal.
As a conservative woman in government, the German chancellor has often ‘led from behind’ on gender issues
France isn’t happy about being sidelined by the new U.S. alliance for Indo-Pacific security.
Europe and China will both find it hard to escape the dollar
Prolonged wars make allies nervous, our research on Vietnam shows.
Will Iran’s ‘shadow war’ slip into the open?
As countries in the global north outsource refugee management to the global south, expect more poor countries to ‘weaponize’ migration.
My research examined the politics behind the dearth of policies.
The Erdogan regime had sidelined an aviation association with years of experience fighting forest fires
The “Fit for 55” proposal lays out a detailed pathway to meet the European Union’s 2030 climate commitments, on the way to carbon neutrality
The fight over whose courts are in control threatens the foundations of the European Union’s constitutional order
Voters in this week’s snap elections were more concerned about graft than geopolitics.
Is the pope endorsing the European Union?
Our research reveals that Erdoğan’s rhetoric and actions can change Turkish attitudes on gender.
Trying to shame a country for its stance on LGBTI rights can backfire
The consolidation of power within the Revolutionary Guard leaves little room for opposition politicians
The administration’s report on “critical technologies” is due Friday.
Like the United States, most developed countries are shifting away from respecting refugees’ rights at the border to trying to prevent migration in the first place
My research identified four different approaches to creating ‘weapons of mass migration’
Poorly informed leaders with few allies are more likely to take risks, the research shows
Further sanctions might harm ordinary Belarusians — and push leaders and businesses closer to Russia
The country’s leadership may not be able to keep the political crisis from deepening
Maritime disputes among democracies are more common than you think
Developed countries are joining developing countries to put pharmaceutical companies in a tough position
China is looking to protect its economic investments and build its reputation as a world power
Here’s where the different parties stand on issues that threaten to divide the E.U. and the broader Atlantic partnership