Future dependency on Israeli natural gas could change the political equation for many European countries that are currently critical of Israeli policies toward Palestinians, write Mieczysław Boduszyński and Jamie Levin.
Ehsan Zaffar refutes the notion that refugees threaten U.S. national security, and calls on the United States and global community to do more to help solve this burgeoning crisis.
This week, Russia and the United States accuse each other of violating the new ceasefire in Syria; President Obama says sanctions against Myanmar will be lifted; Japan invests $30 billion in Africa; and more.
Public diplomacy and international engagement must expand beyond the professional diplomat to include everyday citizens, writes Michele Johnsen. There are many powerful examples of citizen diplomacy, starting in the arts.
This week, Iranian vessels continue to provoke U.S. Navy ships; Ireland’s parliament votes to appeal Europe's tax ruling against Apple; Bolivia's transgender citizens celebrate a new law taking effect; and more.
China's economic slowdown continues to be a cause for worry. Read about the fourth discussion in our BRICS Summer Teleconference Series.
This week, the Brazilian senate votes to officially remove Dilma Rousseff as president; China prepares to host the G20 Summit in Hangzhou; Spain’s prime minister loses a vote of confidence; and more.
Ahead of our BRICS Summer Teleconference Series discussion on China, Dr. Roselyn Hsueh maps out the recent ups and downs of the world's second largest economy.
This week, China releases details of its 2020 Mars rover mission; the Obama administration transfers 15 Guantánamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates; bombings continue in Thailand; and more.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's reluctance to trade with other countries might derail the progress made by one of the world's fastest growing economies. Read about the third discussion in our BRICS Summer Teleconference Series.