Yemen desperately needed a way out of this conflict, which is brutalizing its people. Now, that hope has dissipated and the country is worse off than ever.
Both President Trump and Chinese President Xi strive to make their own country great again. The world is wondering: who will get most of what he wants and who will cave?
The questions people should really be asking are why Syria joined the Paris agreement and why it chose to do so now, two years after the agreement was first adopted.
The weekend purge in Saudi Arabia was a move by the new crown prince to consolidate power, push back against the clerics, and keep a young populace happy.
Countries that experience trauma of this magnitude typically struggle to develop prosperous economies and stable politics. Rwanda is an exception, but not out of the woods yet.
Arameans, an ancient people with a distinct culture, have been severely persecuted throughout Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria for more than 1,400 years.
Throughout its tortured history, UNESCO has been a political tool used by authoritarian regimes and left-leaning organizations to advance their political agendas.
The White Helmets, also called the Syrian Civil Defense, sends emergency first-responders into dangerous territory to save innocents trapped between belligerents in Syria’s civil war.
There’s never been a regime that oppressed its own people domestically yet accomplished good for the rest of the world. Xi is no exception.
Sebastian Kurz’s win marks the latest sign of Europe’s slow march away from the European Union and toward a renaissance, for better or for worse, of national sovereignty.
After signing the independence declaration, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont announced he is suspending it for several weeks in order to leave room for re-negotiating with Madrid.
An island already exhausted and resource-depleted from rendering aid to neighboring islands was now the target of a catastrophic storm, the likes of which hadn’t been seen there since 1928.
Just two days after the Marseille knife attack, the French parliament assembled to vote on a new and controversial counter-terrorism bill proposed by French President Emmanuel Macron.
The conflict reveals a deep tension between ethnic groups who want self-determination, and countries seeking to maintain their borders and sovereignty.
Speakers from both parties, including early and vociferous opponents of President Trump, trashed the deal while urging the president to take a harder line on Iran.
Media outlets weep that this is a crime against humanity, denouncing a Muslim ‘massacre’ going on in Myanmar, almost completely ignoring that this is a vicious, both-sided conflict.
The European Union’s high court decided, not surprisingly, that all EU countries must accept their assigned number of migrants, by force if necessary.
Author Stephen Mansfield shares his interactions with Kurdish leaders, what the Trump administration should do, and his prediction for the results of the independence referendum.
North Korea shows no signs of simply maintaining the status quo. It is pushing rapidly toward a nuclear weapon and continually provokes its neighbors.
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