The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
This week on Global Beat: Swiss voters rejected a guaranteed income from the government; Saudi Arabia attempts to move beyond its oil dependence; Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Washington; and more.
This week on Global Beat: Haiti gets ready for a new presidential election; a new report claims there are nearly 46 million slaves worldwide; the former president of Chad was convicted of crimes against humanity; and more.
This week on Global Beat: The Peace Corps will be established in Vietnam for the first time in history; Santiago’s subway system will become the world’s first solar-powered metro; Greece and Kenya move to close down refugee camps; and more.
In Foreign Affairs, Mark Latonero breaks down the limits of technology in solving Syria's intractable refugee crisis. He argues that policymakers should remain skeptical of the attitude that "there’s an app for that."
This week on Global Beat: several southern African nations declare states of emergency due to severe drought; Colombia’s FARC rebels agree to free their child soldiers; rising seas due to climate change threaten islands in the Pacific; and more.
This week on Global Beat: police and protesters clash in Venezuela; China scrambles fighter jets in response to a U.S. warship in the South China Sea; WHO declares the Ebola crisis over in Liberia; and more.
This week on Global Beat: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis deepens; the king of Spain dissolves parliament; Doctors Without Borders slams the UN Security Council; Kenya burns the largest stockpile of ivory in history; and more.
Get to know Rachel Cardone, the Pacific Council's new Global Water Scarcity Project Fellow.
This week on Global Beat: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment drama continues; India and Pakistan attempt to mend fences; China clamps down on foreign NGOs; and more.