Op-Ed

Op-Ed / Asia

Let Afghanistan Rebuild

Like It or Not, Donors Must Work With The Taliban on Economic Recovery.

Op-Ed / United States

Biden Can’t Denounce Russia’s Annexations and Ignore Israel’s

From the Baltic Republics to Crimea, Washington has opposed forcible annexation—and the Golan Heights should be no exception.

Op-Ed / United States

How to End Yemen’s Forever War

Washington Can Help Broker a Lasting Peace

Haiti Needs Help

Foreign Troops Might Be the Least Bad Option

Op-Ed / Europe & Central Asia

Russia wants to break Ukraine with the cold and dark. It hasn’t succeeded – so far

Relentless attacks are cutting off power, heat and water. Civilians will need the west’s help to survive the winter

Op-Ed / Asia

Afghanistan’s central bank needs its assets back, argues Graeme Smith

Technical negotiations may succeed where political ones have failed, says the policy expert.

Op-Ed / Europe & Central Asia

A Dangerous Idea to Punish Putin

Designating Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism will only backfire.

Op-Ed / Africa

Cameroon’s Anglophone conflict: Children should be able to return to school

Since 2017, fighting between separatist insurgents and the military has disrupted the education of over 700,000 children in Cameroon’s two Anglophone regions. As the school year starts in September, education in the conflict-affected regions is at risk again. The two sides should strive to protect schools from being attacked and keep classrooms open.

Op-Ed / Asia

Pelosi’s visit makes clear the dangers of an incoherent US policy on Taiwan

No matter what immediate tit-for-tat reactions there are to the visit, the troubling long-term implication points to the urgent need for the Biden administration and Congress to better coordinate their handling of the Taiwan issue.

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