What’s Next for the Iran Nuclear Deal?

When President Trump came to office in 2017, he inherited from President Obama the Iran Nuclear Deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA.  The JCPOA was negotiated between the Un...

A Civil War Looms in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is on the brink of a potentially devastating civil war. On November 4th, the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed launched military operations against the Tigray People's Liberation Front, the TPLF, whi...

Joe Biden and the United Nations

Joe Biden has a long history with the United Nations. As Vice-President from 2009 to 2017, he was a fixture at the UN General Assembly, accompanying President Obama to New York for the flurry of high-level summ...

Protests in Thailand, Explained

On October 14th, something very unusual happened in Thailand when a Royal Motorcade carrying the Queen brushed up against a group of pro-democracy protesters. The monarchy in Thailand has traditionally been a c...