Birth rates are so low in Japan that a precipitous drop in population is now all but inevitable. What’s causing the problem, and what can be done about it?
A course correction is needed if Mali is to avoid the same fate as Afghanistan.
Moscow has thrown Venezuela a financial lifeline, but is it merely delaying the inevitable default?
The UN needs to bolster its peacekeeping mission and make it more accountable if it wants to stop spiraling violence in the Central African Republic.
The possibility that Sayfullo Saipov was radicalized in Uzbekistan should surprise no one.
A new bust suggests that North Africa-based militant groups and the Italy-based mafia are cooperating and reaping big profits from drug trafficking in the MENA region.