Skip to main content

The 1998 Border Conflict behind Ethiopia's Civil War

BLOG
Global Insight by Emma Sanderson

A decades-old rivalry between Eritrea and the TPLF risks derailing Ethiopia’s peace deal.

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, at a ceremony marking the reopening of the Eritrean Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reuters
Global Politics

The War in Ukraine Will End with a Deal, Not a White Flag

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"While Russia can’t win, it won’t lose. Instead, it will hold out until Ukraine is willing to bargain," Paul Poast writes.

A man walks past the ruins of a destroyed building in Mariupol
Reuters
Defense and Security

The End of Globalization, Tanks to Ukraine, Iran Protests

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Steve Erlanger, Kim Ghattas, and James Harding join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

World Economic Forum in Davos
Reuters
Global Politics

Defending Democracy Post-Insurrection in Brazil

Podcast
Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

Amid the attack on democracy in Brazil, what lies ahead?

Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro demonstrate against President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Brasilia
REUTERS
Global Politics

US-China Rapprochement Will Not Come Quickly

In the News
The National Interest
Paul Heer

“Both sides continue to pursue policies that appear aimed more at competition and confrontation,” writes Paul Heer in the National Interest.

Qin Gang (left) stands next to a Chinese flag at right.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Millennials and Gen Z Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

BLOG
Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

While younger Americans are most concerned about climate change, pluralities of each generation are ready to take action to prevent it.

Climate activists Luisa Neubauer, Greta Thunberg, Lakshmi Thevasagayam, and Florian Oezcan protest against the expansion of the Garzweiler open-cast lignite mine
Reuters
Climate and the Environment

Germany's Bet on China Is a Crisis in the Making

In the News
The National Interest
John Austin

By tying itself to China, Germany risks making its mistakes with Russia all over again, argues Senior Nonresident Fellow John Austin.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in China.
Reuters
Global Economy, Trade and Business

The GOP's Extremists Now Hold America—and the World—hostage

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

The election for speaker of the Republican-majority House was a bad omen for US aid to Ukraine and US democracy, Paul Poast writes.

Rep. Matt Gaetz gets into a verbal confrontation with Rep.  Kevin McCarthy
Abaca Press
US Foreign Policy

Biden and Kishida Shore up Alliance at US-Japan Summit

In the News
Alhurra
Craig Kafura

Craig Kafura offers insights into Washington's ties with Tokyo.

Craig Kafura speaks via video call US Foreign Policy

Brazil and Jan 6, Israel's Future, China Reopens Borders

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Ravi Agrawal and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro demonstrate against President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Brazil
Reuters
Global Politics