Learning Lessons: Protesters Stay One Step Ahead of Rulers
Countries across the Middle East and North Africa, characterized by youth bulges, can no longer evade reform.
Countries across the Middle East and North Africa, characterized by youth bulges, can no longer evade reform.
Some Colombian politicians are beginning to echo the language used to justify border restrictions in Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Indonesia, one of the world's most populous countries, is in the midst of a climate emergency.
China has invested US$90 billion in the countries involved in its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) since 2013. The BRI...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a "New India" poses a danger to Muslims and other minorities, free speech, and...
Austerity and an economic slowdown stand in the way of Prime Minister Imran Khan's pledge to build a "New Pakistan."
Shared animosity toward Muslims has produced a transnational alliance of convenience between white nationalists, Hindutva extremists, and hardline supporters of...
A rethink is taking place in Eurasian capitals on an alternative collective security framework for the Persian Gulf region.
Many in Armenia’s opposition-turned-government have muted their resistance to membership in the Russia-led bloc.
The takeaway message from prime minister Boris Johnson’s speech at the Conservative Party’s autumn conference was: “Let’s get Brexit done,...
A primer on the extremist ideology that is rising in India.
Just as oil-producing nations pushed for oil refineries to add value to crude oil, so governments today want the world’s...
Trump can claim some credit for Saudi Arabia’s emerging adoption of a more cautious approach.
Washington is in a Catch-22 situation in the Persian Gulf region.
The halted peace talks and upcoming elections have one critical point in common: they both operate with a “winner-takes-all” political...
Vladimir Putin, eager to capitalize on escalating tension in the Gulf, looks like he needs a marketing and reputation management...
The internet initially provided Uighurs with a space to learn about their cultural heritage and religion. Now it serves as...
Riyadh and Washington have good reason to avoid pinning blame on Tehran for the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Large-scale manufacturing of quantum computers could come much earlier than might otherwise be possible.
India, Japan, and Europe seeking to drive a wedge between China and Russia.
Trump is popular in authoritarian countries.
Events in Kashmir intersect directly with the central, symbolic questions that are at the heart of the vexed Naga political...
Global soccer bodies have been selective in their support for women’s rights.
The risk of the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East is once again rising.
China is exporting its model of invasive, all-encompassing surveillance to Central Asia, often for free.
Trump axes his hawkish national security advisor.
Minorities in Asia are increasingly on the defensive as their rights and access to opportunities are either being eroded or...
Erdogan’s demand for the right to develop nuclear weapons is as much a response to regional and global developments as...
Communication was lost with the Vikram lander.
Plant-based meat products are often seen as healthier than real meat. But they're not.
Buttigieg fell short of endorsing a full U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan this year, but now seems to embrace the idea.
The proposed site for the new capital faces forest fire risks. And the environmental threats to the megacity of Jakarta...
India may be hoping that Bannon can help deflect criticism of its human rights record in Kashmir. But Bannon may...
Despite considerable investment in education, Arab states struggle in their effort to create knowledge economies.
Rallies began as talk circulated about plans to build dozens of factories.
The Afghan president wants to stay in power, even if that means putting a peace deal with the Taliban in...
The dispute is being played out within a complex confluence of historical grievances, domestic politics, the ongoing US-China trade war,...
The UAE-backed ex-Palestinian security chief weighs his political options.
With the melting of polar ice caps, China and Russia have their eyes on exploiting the Arctic as a maritime...
Protest movements are resurgent across the world.
The United States just took a major step in the militarization of space.
Economic growth in Egypt is accelerating. But reform has brought more pain than gain for Egyptians.
East Kalimantan will be home to Indonesia's new capital, which will be a "smart city in the forest."
Financial hardship among Afghans surges amid an epic drought.
China claims sovereignty over most of the South China Sea. Its neighbors disagree.
The Vermont senator has an aggressive plan to combat climate change. But critics are asking if it’s too ambitious.
Riyadh is leveraging multipolarity in the global financial system.
The divide between Gulf Arab states is playing out in responses to subjugated Muslim communities.
Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is a climate change skeptic. Deforestation has soared since he came into power.
Trump's initiation of a trade war with China could help trigger a recession and hurt his prospects for reelection.
"Civilizational leaders" like Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, and Narendra Modi are shaping a new world order.
Economic experts are calling on the Modi government to deliver solutions for the country’s economic slowdown.
Moody's report predicts Chinese companies will become more selective and cautious when investing in overseas projects.
Using fake profiles and bots, New Delhi is trying to divert focus to Pakistan.
Opposition politicians have been sounding the alarm about the rise of Hindu extremism in India since Modi came to power.
Recent protests were triggered after 43 Papuan students were detained by police. But there is a long history of violence...
Indonesia's e-commerce industry is expected to grow to $52 billion in 2023.
The California senator may have peaked shortly after her stellar performance in the second set of Democratic debates.
A curfew remains in place sixteen days after India stripped the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir of its nominal...
As tensions simmer in Kashmir, Trump reiterates his desire to help India and Pakistan find a resolution to the decades-old...
More than half of House Democrats support the idea of impeachment. But the math is still in Trump’s favor.
Boris Johnson promised to deliver Brexit by October 31. But the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is rising.
Experts say white supremacists, much like jihadists, are radicalized through the internet.
Far-left Antifa groups use radical means to protest against the alt-right.
Many have their eyes on Donald Trump's Twitter feed anticipating an announcement of a deal with the Taliban.
The Massachusetts senator is also leading in Iowa where the Democratic primaries will kick off next year.
A bomb blast in western Pakistan may have targeted the Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada.
This Chinese-financed and constructed highway is part of a broader network that will connect Pakistan's two largest cities.
It appears that it's the beginning of the end of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan.
The Indian prime minister called for measures to control the country's rising population. Governmental policies may end up focusing on...
Hindutva extremists have found their latest anti-Muslim dog whistle to push a narrative of Muslim privilege and Hindu victimhood.
Look out Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. Chinese private space companies are racing forward.
Yogi Adityanath, a Hindu extremist priest, tops a survey of Indian state rulers.
Automobile sales drop for the ninth consecutive month in India.
A Chinese state-owned company is building a port terminal near an Israeli naval base regularly visited by the U.S. Sixth...
Officials in Jakarta say the design of the new capital will take the city’s character and ecology into account.
U.S. and Taliban officials are sticking to the same script, offering little information on the state of their peace negotiations.
The mass tree plantation effort may do more harm than good if factors like the ecological compatibility of plants are...
A plurality of survey respondents believes Trump is likely to lose his re-election attempt. Democrats see Biden, Warner or Sanders...
Hanif Atmar suspends his campaign. That may signal that Afghanistan's presidential elections are off or ethnic strife lies ahead for...
Surprisingly, the Afghan Taliban did not take Pakistan's side in the ongoing crisis in Kashmir.
As the U.S.-China trade war continues, Huawei launches its Android replacement.
Indonesia wants to leverage its advantages in manufacturing and raw materials to become a regional electric vehicle powerhouse.
Major media outlets are criticizing India's crackdown on the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir.
Host countries do not always benefit economically, and infrastructure in previous locations remains unused.
While Bangladesh gets ready to generate power through nuclear energy, some countries are undergoing a “nuclear power phase-out.”
Beijing says New Delhi’s Kashmir move undermines its territorial sovereignty.
Through Facebook posts and audio messages, Kashmiris are offering the world a glimpse of their region under siege.
Trump blamed video games and mental illness for the shooting but failed to present a plan for gun control in...
New Delhi's controversial decision to scrap Indian-controlled Kashmir’s special status has been hailed by Hindu nationalists and condemned by some...
Pakistani leaders roundly condemn New Delhi's annexation of Kashmir.
Trump may visit Afghanistan and Pakistan in September if peace talks between the U.S government and the Taliban go according...
Democratic nominee hopefuls call for change and blame Trump’s racist rhetoric after 20 shot dead in El Paso.
Renaud Camus’s theory has been repeatedly invoked by white nationalists to justify violence against immigrants and minorities.
The Middle East information wars are only part of a larger battle that includes proxy wars and economic contestation.
Something curious is happening. Al-Qaeda leaders are being reported as dead or dying by U.S. officials as Washington closes in...
Williamson is one of the lowest polling candidates in the Democratic nominee race. So why is she gaining headlines and...
The U.S. president has a long history of racist comments. And they resonate with his voter base.
Overpopulated and congested Jakarta may no longer be suited to be Indonesia’s capital.
Joe Biden came under fire during the second Democratic debate, but unlike last time he seemed better prepared.
Chinese officials are using Twitter to voice their opinions, paint a softer image of China, and swing back at critics.
The Democratic nominee hopeful wants to give all adult Americans $1000 per month. But how does he plan on paying...
Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, is reportedly dead.
These trendlines should create alarm in Kabul and Washington.
Tesla’s Megapack allows for the storage of power generated by renewables, which could now replace carbon-emitting power sources as base...
Lynas will set up a rare-earth separation plant with the help of Texas-based firm Blue Line.
The private Chinese space firm iSpace sent two satellites into space last week.
The Trump administration would like to secure a preliminary deal with the Taliban by September 1. But Afghanistan's messy politics...
New Delhi plans to build four 10GWh/year power plants at a total cost of $4 billion.
Reports suggest that Apple could be aiming to begin producing driverless vehicles by 2021.
China will be key to Pakistan’s effort to send its first astronaut into space.
The electric car maker reports $408 million in losses for the second quarter of 2019.
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