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What some countries expect of Biden

  • November 20, 2020
  • Dan Peleschuk

The incoming administration faces a multitude of pressing issues around the world. Here’s what ICWA fellows say from India to El Salvador.

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Can Thailand’s embattled monarchy rule on?

  • October 30, 2020
  • Dan Peleschuk

The protest movement is entering uncharted territory, former ICWA fellow Matthew Wheeler says.

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Why Europe’s longest-running war is becoming more dangerous

  • October 9, 2020
  • Dan Peleschuk

Former ICWA fellow Thomas Goltz on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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Déjà vu in Mali

  • September 29, 2020
  • Dan Peleschuk

A campaign against Islamist insurgents is undermining governance in the West African country, former ICWA fellow Hannah Armstrong says.

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The end of the clumsy autocrat?

  • August 28, 2020
  • Dan Peleschuk

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko learned the hard way that rigging an election may be passé. ICWA's managing editor asks if others will heed his example.

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Pandemic response is a real-life audition for German leader

  • April 24, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

The coronavirus outbreak is providing some Christian Democrats hoping to succeed Merkel a chance to demonstrate their crisis-management skills.

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Berlin under coronavirus

  • April 15, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Although Germany has received praise for its handling of the pandemic, the way forward remains unclear.

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In Lebanon, protest anger simmers under curfew

  • April 6, 2020
  • David Kenner

Political and economic failings threaten government’s Covid-19 response.

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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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