Global Currents

Reframing the US immigration ‘crisis’

  • April 2, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

Both the nature and root causes of migration are misunderstood, former ICWA fellow Amelia Frank-Vitale says.

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Taking stock of Egypt’s failed revolution

  • February 24, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

Former ICWA fellow Jonathan Guyer reflects on the country’s authoritarian turn.

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Why the Putin regime won’t collapse any time soon

  • January 27, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

The embattled opposition leader Alexei Navalny is prompting protests in Russia again, but he’s still far from reaching a critical mass of discontent.

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An uncertain future for Ethiopia’s conflict

  • December 22, 2020
  • Dan Peleschuk

The government has declared an end to its war with Tigrayan rebels, but what happens next remains far from clear.

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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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