With every new year, several think tanks, humanitarian organizations and risk analysts produce lists of the top conflicts, hot spots and trends to watch. The 2023 reports offer insights into key parts of the world that could pose challenges for global peace and security.
January 25, 2023
The UN Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation last week released its latest report. The data suggests both good and bad news for children’s survival around the world.
January 17, 2023
President Joe Biden is now halfway through his four-year presidential term, providing an opportunity to assess progress on his foreign policy priorities.
January 12, 2023
For decades, the Israeli government has worked hard in Washington to ensure good relations with both Democrats and Republicans in order to ensure bipartisan support. For many years, this was a successful strategy. Both parties offered unwavering support to Israel.
January 10, 2023
Polling suggests that the EU is enjoying high favorability ratings among Europeans and around the world. The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the UK’s post-Brexit struggles have highlighted the union’s value. However, it faces significant headwinds.
October 25, 2022
US officials and analysts are carefully watching the protest movement in Iran. Returning to a nuclear deal with Tehran has been a top foreign policy priority for the Biden administration, but the recent anti-government protests might be changing the White House’s calculus.
October 18, 2022