The government recently pushed out a U.N. anti-corruption commission and signed an asylum agreement with the U.S. A failure to pursue corruption will exacerbate the conditions that drive Guatemalans north, and further anger the White House.
Hezbollah's pretext for keeping its arsenal is to liberate Lebanese territory. An Israeli withdrawal from Shebaa Farms would force Hezbollah to prove its intent if nothing else.
The West sees two geostrategic questions regarding China: adapt to its growing strength or confront it? Future historians might see recent Western behavior toward China as something else entirely.
By Ian Morris
It's geopolitics, not business opportunities, that makes Asian leaders seek meetings with Vladimir Putin.
By Artyom Lukin
For years, Turkey's ruling party has marginalized Kurdish voters. Now, Istanbul's new mayor and his political party sense an opportunity to reach out to the community.
By Sinan Ciddi
Worries about nuclear war increase whenever tensions between India and Pakistan heat up. Perhaps an answer to such concerns lies in a rarely posed query: What do the people of Kashmir want?
A transition is underway as digital currencies move slowly into the mainstream. Some case studies offer clues where the shift is headed and what threats bitcoin, Libra and other systems might pose or what benefits they might bring.
The loss of trust between the United States and Turkey is real and will be hard to reestablish in any substantive form in the near future.
By Sinan Ciddi