Is There Precedent for Trump's Approach to Presidential Diplomacy?
Despite the headlines, Trump's personal meetings with foreign leaders is quite common; it's the way he goes about them that breaks with tradition.
Viewfinder: Protests Break Out After Elections Are Further Postponed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Supporters of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Union for Democracy and Social Progress party demonstrate outside the party headquarters in Kinshasa on December 20th, 2018, to protest against the postponed elections.
Viewfinder: Surveying the Damage of the 'Yellow Vest' Protests in France
Police look at a burnt car in Paris, France, on December 9th, 2018—one day after "yellow vest" protests rocked the country.
Viewfinder: Supporting the Opposition Party in Cameroon
Supporters of the leader of the Cameroonian opposition party Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon raise their fists during a campaign rally in Yaounde for the presidential elections.
In Post-Election Iraq, a Sense of Political Fatigue Lives on
Tired of candidates who offer splashy, unrealistic promises, many citizens lost faith in the electoral process. That discontent showed in the election turnout.
Viewfinder: Walking Through Mosul After the Liberation
An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018.
Viewfinder: Supporting the Houthi Movement in Yemen
A Yemeni girl holds a rifle as she attends a gathering in Sanaa on January 14th, 2018, in support of the Houthi movement.
Americans Should Be Concerned About China's Latest Privacy Violation
China is reportedly importing technology from a company headquartered in the U.S. to surveil supposed subversives in Xinjiang.
Viewfinder: Praying for Victims of a Suicide Attack in Pakistan
Pakistani Christians take part in a service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore on December 18th, 2017, for the victims of a suicide attack on a church the day prior.
Viewfinder: Palestinian Protesters Clash With Israeli Forces
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces on December 11th, 2017, near the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City.
Viewfinder: The Military Takes Control in Zimbabwe
Pedestrians pass a tank stationed at an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare on November 15th, 2017.
Viewfinder: Communist Party Congress Meets in China
Delegates leave after the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People on October 18th, 2017, in Beijing, China.
Is China Using Interpol to Try to Bring Back Political Dissidents From the U.S.?
The extent to which Washington is cooperating with Beijing remains unclear.
How Climate Change Contributed to Massive Floods in South Asia
Heavy monsoon rains have caused disastrous floods and left millions displaced in South Asia. Like Harvey, climate change likely played a role.
Hong Kong's Effort to Penalize Protests Is Creating a Feedback Loop
Chinese authorities reversed an earlier decision not to jail a young figurehead of the democracy movement, a decision that's only fueled more citizen unrest.
Why Do So Many People Love to Hate Chinese Tourists?
Two Chinese tourists gave the Nazi salute in Berlin, breaking the law and garnering international media attention.
Morocco's Political Crisis Threatens to Boil Over Into the Region at Large
A fish vendor's death late last year gave rise to popular anger over poor governance in the North African nation. That could have implications beyond just Morocco.