Over 1,800 Americans are heading to the United Nations today as part of the “Global Engagement Summit” today.
The conflict in Syria has entered a new phase. ISIS has been defeated, yet in many ways the war is metastasizing.
80% of all HIV positive women in the world live in sub-saharan Africa. This is the only region in the world where more women than men are living with HIV — scholars have referred to this phenomenon as the “feminization of HIV.” How did this happen?
Djibouti is the only country in the world that hosts military bases for both the United States and China.
It’s budget season in Washington, DC. And this year (like last year) the White House has requested massive cuts to foreign affairs spending in general, and to the United Nations in particular.
The Prime Minister of Ireland recently announced that he will be campaigning to end the constitutional ban on abortion in Ireland.
Gender equality is a catalyst for social progress. Thanks to a new report from the UN, we now have the data to prove it.
The White House released its budget request to Congress this week. The document is a formal expression of the Trump administration’s budget priorities for the next fiscal year, FY 2019.
To the people of Kiribati, climate change is an existential threat. This is an Island nation in the pacific — it is a string of atolls about halfway between Australia and Hawaii.
There is always a political component to the Olympics.
Cape Town is bracing for an unfortunate distinction: becoming the first major city in the world to run out of water.
Today’s chart comes from the Government Accountability Office of the United States. (These are the number crunchers of the US government who provide cost estimates and actuarial advice to policy makers in Congress and the executive branch.) Last year, Congress asked the GAO to compare the cost of a UN peacekeeping mission with the cost of a similar US military deployment.
Last week, the Polish Senate passed a law that would make it a criminal offense to claim that Poland was complicit in Nazi crimes.
About two weeks ago, an internal memo leaked from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Max Boot is a foreign policy commentator and historian. Just this week he was named a contributing writer to the Op-ed page of the Washington Post.
During the State of the Union address President Trump restated a threat to cut American foreign assistance to countries that somehow oppose American interests.
For the second time in less than one year, members of the United Nations Security Council met President Trump at the White House during a special visit to Washington yesterday.
You’ve may of the Doomsday Clock. This is a rubric created by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists at the dawn of the nuclear age to demonstrate how close humanity is to nuclear annihilation.
Sleman is a seven year old Kurdish boy, stranded in a refugee camp in Greece. He lives in a converted shipping container with 15 other people, including his family.
Over 10,000 people have fled from English speaking regions of Cameroon to neighboring Nigeria in recent weeks.