African countries need investments, China needs raw materials, and African activists are fed up with the resulting corruption and environmental damage.
Congressional paralysis, voter suppression, and widespread political polarization all suggest that American democracy is far from exemplary.
Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.
South Korea has been a big winner in the game of globalization. But it has come at a price.
Given the 20 years of disastrous warfare during the “war on terror,” what business does Washington have building a new military alliance in Asia?
The cold war in the Taiwan Strait threatens to turn hot.
The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn’t factored into the Biden administration’s approach to the “world’s largest democracy.”
Despite a per-capita GDP of one-tenth of the EU’s, Cambodia has achieved a similar rate of vaccination — and a death rate 20 times lower.
Trump didn’t just tie his successor’s hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train.
Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.