Global Opinions

The U.S. watches from the sidelines as tensions spike between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Xi Jinping asserts that China’s repression in Xinjiang is “completely correct.”
Khashoggi created an organization called DAWN to promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law for the Arab world. Today, DAWN relaunches.
  • 16 hours ago
Blasphemy allegations are still getting Pakistanis killed
  • 17 hours ago
In contrast to the current president, the former vice president hasn’t abandoned the notion of American leadership.
Beijing is keeping track of everyone who matters around the world.
  • 3 days ago
Like the United States, Pakistan does not want to see Afghanistan become a sanctuary for international terrorism ever again.
  • 3 days ago
Iraq is the place where a U.S.-Iran confrontation could explode in the next few weeks, creating an “October surprise.”
The administration correctly identified a problem. But its solution is a mess.
Seizure at sea and the Joshua Wong arrest show China’s new assertiveness.
In Canada’s throne speech, Trudeau’s Liberal government promises more of the same.
The rising tensions mobilized the U.S. and Germany, which have watched Turkey’s drive for regional hegemony with growing anxiety.
Trump has performed poorly and doesn’t seem to care about much of the portfolio.
The real reason for so much agitation lies in the desire to keep in place power dynamics rooted in the colonial past.
As my 11-year-old asked the other day, “Does Trump want to make America more like China?”
The regime in Tehran cares less than ever about international public opinion.
A strategically sensitive area is rife with social problems.
  • Sep 22
This should have been a moment for media outlets to challenge corrosive narratives about Africa.
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Europeans need to recognize that recent conflict in the "East Med" cannot be addressed in isolation.
  • Sep 17
We can be sure that on Sunday evening, the electoral authorities will announce that Lukashenko has been reelected. But the key thing is what happens next.
  • Aug 7
Rhea's saga is an example of what happens when India's media vilifies women.
  • Sep 11
The U.S. watches from the sidelines as tensions spike between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
  • 11 hours ago
The regime in Tehran cares less than ever about international public opinion.
  • Sep 22
The administration correctly identified a problem. But its solution is a mess.
  • 5 days ago
Xi Jinping asserts that China’s repression in Xinjiang is “completely correct.”
  • 15 hours ago
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