“Everything is Art, Everything is Politics,” after all, but hardly a ringing endorsement for the U.S. government or Barack Obama. Ai Weiwei may be one of the most internationally well-known critics of human...
Though the crisis happily has been averted, at least for the moment, Venezuela's beer woes are a manifestation of the larger and far more serious economic and social issues confronting the country. Venezuela is running out of...
The results of this event will change nothing in the country, and will not affect international relations in any way – an unusual set of circumstances for an election. Still, the process around the vote provides some...
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s shadowy propaganda machine remains as potent and pervasive as ever, effectively employing 21st century “Internet trolls” to spread disinformation globally.
Henry Kissinger’s unusual appearance at the annual Met Gala in New York City serves as an important reminder of the deep historical and oft-forgotten links between fashion and international diplomacy.
Middle East & North Africa
As ISIS desecrates ancient and culturally invaluable sites, French President François Hollande and UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova team up to condemn these actions as war crimes.
While Africa is often portrayed as an impenetrable intelligence forest, As recently leaked documents reveal, however, intelligence agencies have long seen Africa in a different light: as the “El Dorado of espionage.”...
The United States and the United Kingdom will soon participate in joint cyber “war games,” simulated attacks against financial institutions in the City and Wall Street designed to test each nation’s cyber defense...
It has only been a few weeks since President Obama announced that the United States would normalize relations with Cuba, and yet speculation about the possible ramifications of this decision has been rampant.
China’s Asia dream, while full of financial charm and business acumen, lacks the soft power element that would make Beijing a leader in people’s hearts, as well as their wallets. China can attempt to buy regional authority...