A New Tripartite Alliance in Syria? 

The Kurds are looking to some unlikely allies for support.

Daily Memo: Price Wars and Setbacks

Even success stories such as Singapore are struggling to contain their COVID-19 outbreaks.

Daily Memo: Oil Prices Rise, Unemployment Numbers Surge

Brent crude prices rose on the hopes that Russia and Saudi Arabia could be close to a deal.

Daily Memo: The European Divide, Iran Relief, US Diplomacy

EU members are divided over whether to issue so-called "coronabonds."

Daily Memo: The US Surpasses China

There are more confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. than in any other country.

Why Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price War Won’t Work

Riyadh’s strategy to force Russia into compliance may carry a cost too high to bear.

Daily Memo: Bad News for Wage Workers and Exporters

Unemployment claims have soared to historic levels.

The Coronavirus and the Rural-Urban Divide

The pandemic will deepen differences between the urban and the rural.

Daily Memo: Some Optimism Amid Lockdowns

Italy recorded its second straight day of reduced cases.

Daily Memo: Economic Stimulus Plans, Iranian Strikes, Russia’s Budget Shortfall

Western governments are introducing stimulus packages to try to prevent an economic freefall.

Daily Memo: Europe Battens Its Hatches

France leads the way by declaring “war” on the coronavirus.

Daily Memo: Europe Battens Its Hatches

France leads the way by declaring “war” on the coronavirus.