The UN will have to overcome deep distrust among Israelis.
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The spiral vs. deterrence model, explained, as violence surges in the Middle East.
Media stories spotlight the high stakes – and the pressure to bring hostages home.
From the Red Sea to the Baltic and the Pacific, geopolitics are putting global commerce at risk.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was an important start – but there’s much work still ahead.
A contested policy to send asylum seekers who arrive in the U.K. to Rwanda could rattle the Good Friday agreement.
They see several causes at work – including some out of Biden’s control.
Some research suggests the wave of trans candidates’ wins is unexpected.
Governments and non-state actors use mass migration as a tool of war.
The humanitarian crisis and escalation fears heighten uncertainty.
He may never stand trial, but that’s not all that matters.
International relations scholars have a ‘good chat’ about U.S. elections and foreign policy.
The international consequences could prove modest.
Leaders in Germany and the U.K. think so.
It's a marriage of concessions and sanctions.
The TMC 2022 roundups: The international beat
It’s not just a terrorist tactic any more.
Rishi Sunak credits his hard-working family for the foundations of his career. But government policies may play a bigger role in immigrant successes.
What if we cheered for the more-democratic country in each World Cup match? Here’s who would win.
Ghana’s legislature could take the unusual move of censuring the finance minister — and demanding greater accountability from the executive branch
Malawians have seen tensions between their presidents and VPs before. They may be somewhat cynical about government attempts to fight corruption.
The latest Middle East Scholars Barometer survey explored this contentious issue — and more
Ukraine’s allies can use their own courts to investigate war crimes
New Zealand’s Parliament now has more women than men. The Labour Party’s commitment to gender parity helped to make that happen.
Conservative members of Parliament don’t want the ‘mad swivel-eyed loons’ deciding who replaces Liz Truss as party leader
U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns.
Will the Corporate Transparency Act cut down on illicit financial dealings? That’s the plan.
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
Neither country was inclined to defend a global order that denies their status aspirations, but the war’s impact may be forcing a rethink
Our research on 156 countries finds that automatic registration tends to be more accurate
Our new study tested 25 different approaches with both Republicans and Democrats. Here are three that made a difference.
She traveled to 117 countries and hosted countless high-level visitors
A new data set explores mass expulsions around the world
To win voters, a party has to stand for something. But what would the Forward Party do in office?
Akali Omeni’s new book ‘Policing and Politics in Nigeria: A Comprehensive History’ explains why this culture persists
That puts civilians at risk, research shows
Designating these two white-supremacist groups as terrorist organizations will have global consequences
Their fates will depend in part on which country they’ve landed in – and whether that country has comprehensive policies and services
Liberal groups don’t like Mitt Romney’s proposal to limit who gets tax credits designed to help lift children from poverty
When party activists have too much say, they can hurt the party’s chances of winning a general election
His predecessors struggled to govern. Abe helped transform Japanese politics.
Boris finally calls it quits.
Prime ministers are not all-powerful — they rely on the support of their party colleagues in Parliament
When the herd ‘moves,’ it is sometimes because everyone in it wants to move
Fewer than one-quarter of Americans approve of the president’s mid-July trip, our survey found
Public risk perceptions in NATO countries shifted after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our surveys found
The national security law imposed in 2020 marked a big change.
The ‘Northern Ireland Protocol’ was supposed to solve Brexit’s border issue
A nonaligned party is winning voters from both sides
There are reasons the dollar is still king
New Zealand’s prime minister is eager for a trade deal — and wants to discuss online extremism
A new survey shows what citizens think about NATO — and what they would do if attacked
What might happen to political power sharing — and calls for Irish reunification?
But research suggests some approaches can help communities successfully absorb all kinds of refugees
Similar plans in other countries suggest the U.K. program will endanger migrants, not protect them.
We surveyed people in Ukraine’s contested eastern region to see what they wanted. Here’s what we found.
It’s not all about the war in Ukraine
How committed is Russia to embracing Slavic migrants from Ukraine and beyond?
Four historical examples show how much race has always mattered in defining ‘Western civilization’
Here’s how Kyiv is wielding humor in its information war against Moscow
Like Putin, dictators tend to start risky wars, our research shows
Here’s what might happen next within the ‘BRICS’ bloc
Both Russia and Ukraine have accused the other of committing genocide.
The history of the West suggests something else entirely
Neutral countries today are nonaligned — and well-armed
Cyber operations don’t win wars, our research finds.
‘Madness’ isn’t a common leadership trait
Here’s what the research tells us
The security and defense of alliance members that border Russia and Ukraine will be a top priority.
And how did the United States and its allies respond?
Russian President Vladimir Putin just put his nuclear forces on alert
Here’s what we learned from the U.N. Security Council emergency meetings on Ukraine
His speech this week makes it clear he’s out to restore “historic Russia”
Those who live in the Donbas region care more about bread-and-butter issues, our latest surveys reveal
The Chicago Police Department apologized for what it called ‘torture.’ But while the United States is a party to international human rights treaties, it doesn’t have laws at home against these violations.
The research suggests this rarely works. But countries keep trying anyway.
No other international forum commands the same level of attention.
Support has been growing across all parts of Ukraine — not just regions close to Europe
Different countries have very different narratives about the crisis
Research investigates the aftermath of more than 750 elections around the world
The landmark case invoked the principle of ‘universal jurisdiction’
Ambiguous signals raise the risk of miscalculating what’s really going on
The October coup is faltering — here’s why
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
Washington tends to avoid confronting allies, this research shows
How does Pécresse rank among the other presidential candidates for 2022?
The new initiative could lead to a cleaner maritime industry.
The U.S., China and India have also tested anti-satellite weapons
The global anti-airport movement has been growing for 20 years. Here’s what’s behind it.
The international reaction to a coup attempt may matter more than you think
Why is Boris Johnson threatening to scrap the agreement that he negotiated?
The parties are deeply divided among themselves, aligning in unusual ways.
The second in Afrobarometer’s special democracy summit series on Africa
Since 2015, the groups have staged hundreds of news conferences to praise government officials
The peace deal included a plan for an Africa-led hybrid court
Why dynasties dominate the leadership in Japan, and around the world.
Few people watch international bodies that set standards, but the ISO’s ‘London Declaration’ could be a big deal.