Regions / Africa
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
In an age of pandemics and climate crisis, countries’ health, environmental, and development policies are globally important.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
With a thriving off-grid solar market and hundreds of millions of people waiting for electricity, the continent offers huge potential for renewables.
The Nonproliferation Treaty was supposed to lead to disarmament. Instead, it’s led to nuclear apartheid — and sooner or later, someone’s going set one off.
America's drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.