But working collectively and innovatively, the region can prevent the next security and humanitarian disaster.
A transatlantic chasm has opened up on pandemic labor policy. We’ll soon know which side got it right.
Our author braves closing borders and airport chaos to catch one of the few planes still flying.
Human Rights Council minutes show meetings are being dramatically cut back.
Intelligence agencies will play a growing role in keeping their countries safe during the pandemic—by any means necessary.
The commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt had two direct calls with top Navy aides before his warning about the dire situation on board leaked publicly.
As we saw during the last financial crisis, the “smart” players aren’t always so smart. One thing we know: The world economy is never going to be the same.
After the assassination of its high-ranking general, Iran has successfully doubled down on its regional military strategy.
The world was already breaking apart. The coronavirus pandemic accelerates the trend.
Russia and China are stepping in while the United States and Europe fumble.
The Trump administration has made one mistake after another—and, with some foreign-policy changes, could emerge with more global power anyway.
President Trump says a production cut of 15 million barrels per day is possible, is it?
The EU is a creature of multilateralism. Can it survive in a deglobalized world?
Hovertrains were meant to revolutionize British transport. But they never arrived.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.
The evangelical musician died of COVID-19 after calling it fake news. But he was a victim of forces much larger than him.
Despite a brief recovery in oil, experts say there is still no deal to cut production and boost prices.
Trump has finally realized the U.S. energy industry is under attack. Better late than never.
The U.S. secretary of state is late to finding his voice on the pandemic, as the State Department scrambles to repatriate tens of thousands of American citizens stranded abroad.
The Defense Department will end the deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to the Middle East as the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. military has intensified.
The coronavirus arrived late to the continent, but the early responses could backfire.
Cultural tropes don’t explain South Korea’s success against COVID-19. Competent leadership does.
The G-20 helped beat Ebola. Why can’t it do the same for the coronavirus?
Lessons from Taiwan, Canada, South Korea, Georgia, and Iceland show that the coronavirus can be stopped.
The pandemic hit Iran harder than almost anywhere—but may have strengthened the regime’s hard-liners.
Beijing is pushing to become a public health superpower—and quickly found a willing international partner.
The Department of Defense is set to send Navy destroyers and small combat ships to the region to ramp up counter-drug efforts.
The U.S. intelligence community says China has underreported its total coronavirus infection figures. Does it matter?
Many island nations rely on foreign tourists, but the world’s major economies will also see drastic declines in spending as the coronavirus shuts down travel.
One simulation of an uncontrolled disease outbreak concluded with riots and the National Guard on the streets.
With the coronavirus pandemic, the United States faces the greatest global challenge to its sanctions policy since the 1990s.
Governments around the world are banning fake news about the crisis—and cracking down on their critics while they’re at it.
Given the unreliability of the official data, how can we judge the situation on the ground?
Along with China, the Kremlin is looking to gain a geopolitical edge on the West by rushing medical supplies to countries hit hard by the coronavirus.
Moscow closed the border and banned Chinese citizens in an attempt to stop the pandemic. Now, Beijing has reached out a hand by sending medical aid to Russia.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a humiliation for the United States—and confirmation of its unmatched international power.
As some democracies try to lesson the pandemic’s effect on prison populations, dictatorships around the world are doing the opposite.
The battle against jihadi terrorism in Africa takes one of its deadliest turns yet, with consequences far beyond the region.
U.S. President Donald Trump admits that the country is in for “a very, very painful two weeks” as death projections hit home.
The militant group seeks to gain an edge on other parties in responding in Lebanon.
The remote mountain country has only five confirmed coronavirus cases.
The coronavirus pandemic might not disrupt politics in wealthy Western democracies, but it is likely to unleash political instability—and even regime change—in developing countries already suffering from an economic crisis.
Exploiting Iran’s coronavirus crisis to demand an end to sanctions is fundamentally dishonest—and panders to a brutal regime.
The coronavirus crisis will disproportionately harm the millions of migrant workers and homeless people at severe risk of being exposed.
Why standard economic theories have no answers for this kind of crisis.
While the world is shut down, history hasn’t stopped. Authoritarians are seizing the opportunity.
The United States continues sending military aid to Egypt despite its worsening human rights situation. Could the death of a detained American change that?
In the final installment, FP Analytics lays out the inherent security risks associated with 5G’s role in the digitization of the global economy and breaks down the critical issues for which companies and individuals need to prepare.
Hungary has used the pandemic to abandon its last vestiges of democracy—and to dare the EU to do anything about it.
Repeated attempts by Catalan secessionists to break away are increasing polarization and preventing reconciliation.