Thanks to the fact that the Donald Trump administration’s unilateral withdrawal from the JCPOA has been such an obvious and abysmal failure, a majority of Americans now support the original deal.
In India, contentious debates over US technology platforms and their influence have gained strength and considerable political attention. The real test is whether US tech companies can carefully adapt their platforms and values to local markets without stretching them beyond all recognition.
The greatest risk to Jordan’s stability remains that political and economic reform has been delayed for too long, and the little space that remains for Jordanians to express their legitimate frustration and dissent is narrowing every day.
Brazil’s latest wave, keys to Africa’s recovery, and how startups can play a role in an economic rebound
A full recovery from the pandemic will demand more finance, policy shifts, government support—and for startups to move into a higher gear in which they start growing and recruiting.
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Russia in the Donbas
Conflict in Eastern Ukraine
Following more than seven years of conflict in Ukraine’s east, diplomatic efforts to end the violence are still punctuated by episodes of military confrontation in the Donbas. In his first major interview of 2021, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that if an easy solution to the war existed, someone would have found it already. With more than 1.4 million people displaced and over 13,000 dead, the Normandy Format discussions have made little progress and, in March 2021, more Russian military forces amassed on Ukraine’s border and in occupied Crimea.
Sun, Apr 4, 2021
Russia has sparked alarm in recent days by massing its armed forces close to the Ukrainian border. The military build-up has raised fears of a dramatic escalation in the simmering seven-year conflict between the two countries.
Tue, Apr 6, 2021
Reinforcing Ukraine’s Air Force would be a powerful way to deter Russian aggression against Ukraine and indicate to Moscow that the Western world will no longer tolerate Russian military adventurism in Eastern Europe.
Tue, Mar 30, 2021
Ukrainian diplomats have voiced alarm over Russian plans to hold Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine’s participation. The news has revived fears that Moscow aims to bypass Kyiv and reach agreement directly with the West over Ukraine’s geopolitical future.
UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson
A global crisis
While global policymakers race to contain the coronavirus, the outbreak has already disrupted the global economy and challenged the strength of societies. The pandemic has transformed relations between countries and could trigger a significant shift in the international order.
Thu, Mar 25, 2021
If the United States truly wants to return to the world stage, as the Biden administration has promised, its diplomatic outreach must extend beyond its core allies. Vaccine diplomacy may be the best way for the United States to do just that.
Tue, Mar 16, 2021
COVID-19 Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Partnership Strategy for the Biden Administration
The United States has the opportunity to position itself as the most important partner for its neighbors by supporting the region’s sustainable and inclusive recovery.
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Thu, Apr 1, 2021
One year on since pandemic lockdown regulations were first introduced in Ukraine, have local authorities across the country learned the often tough lessons of the past twelve months?