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With the coronavirus outbreak, a return to a Europe of borders

  • March 25, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Far-right dreams of closing countries off have temporarily come true as the idea of European solidarity faces new challenges.

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An oil price war in the time of coronavirus

  • March 19, 2020
  • David Kenner

A dispute between Moscow and Riyadh is dealing the US economy a blow and highlighting Saudi Arabia’s financial challenges.

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Cooperating with the far right, German lawmakers break major taboo

  • February 5, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Center-right politicians join the AfD to oust a state premier, a first in postwar politics.

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Lebanon in uncharted territory

  • October 22, 2019
  • David Kenner

It’s far from clear how the government can square the need for economic austerity with protesters’ steadily mounting demands.

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BLOG: US State Department downgrades travel alert for El Salvador

  • October 7, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Although homicides have decreased, the timing remains suspicious.

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BLOG: A center-right victory provides little clarity for Austria’s future government

  • October 1, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

Sebastian Kurz’s People’s Party made significant gains in Sunday’s snap elections, but a renewed coalition with the far-right Freedom Party seems unlikely.

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Has Germany’s AfD hit a ceiling?

  • September 4, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

The far-right party makes gains in regional elections, but still faces concerns about extremism.

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Can AI change the game for fake news?

  • July 18, 2019
  • Amanda Mikesell

Programmers are developing deep learning algorithms to boost trust in the news media.

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ICWA launches El Salvador fellowship

  • June 17, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Push factors leading to emigration and asylum seeking.

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Far right set to solidify rise across Europe

  • May 23, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

Despite their expected gains in elections for the European Parliament, it’s not clear how well ascendant populists will work together.

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