Conte’s ruling coalition is out—but that may not be the end for the prime minister.
The incumbent president won in a landslide, but a populist right-wing candidate raised eyebrows in a country that has so far avoided extremes.
The Arms Control and Regional Security working group convened after the 1991 Madrid peace conference failed, but it offers important lessons for today.
Instead of talking about “binders full of women,” the new president has appointed several key female leaders in the national security agencies—but the U.S. government is still a long way from gender parity.
The Biden administration must move beyond superficial inclusion and actively promote gender equality globally while seeking to reverse the harm done in the name of forever wars.
A woman was passed over to lead the Pentagon—but it’s the entire country that’s missing out.
How the Pashtun Protection Movement became a release valve for women’s anger.
If U.S. President-elect Joe Biden wants to champion gender equality and reproductive rights, he can’t just roll back Trump-era policies.
The country’s postelection violence threatens a humanitarian catastrophe—and a continued standoff between Russia and France for influence in Central Africa.
After 9/11, Washington formed a national commission that made the country safer. It should do the same now.
But Biden and his team are likely to resist using Taiwan as a cudgel against China the way Trump did.
In major countries, the new U.S. president starts with favorable approval ratings from day one—with the notable exception of Russia.