In South America, US Influence Faces a Backlash

As countries start to feel the effects of an economic downturn, they’ll push back against the U.S. economic order.

Daily Memo: US-China Trade Talks, North Korean Missile Tests, Israel on...

The U.S. and China will reportedly meet on Friday for further trade negotiations, and North Korea fires two projectiles into the Sea of Japan.

Daily Memo: Iraqi Protests, the Chinese Plenum, the Argentine President

Protests in Iraq show no signs of letting up, and Chinese Communist Party leaders gather for their plenary session.

Protests in Chile and the Government’s Response

The country is struggling to decide what role the armed forces should play in domestic affairs.

Daily Memo: The US Finally Leaves Syria, Chile Under Duress, EU...

The U.S. has officially pulled troops from Syria, and protests in Chile have intensified.

The Battle Over Ecuador’s Economic Reforms

Protesters are decrying government reforms undertaken at the behest of the International Monetary Fund.

Daily Memo: Turkey and the Syrian Kurds, China and the Rockets,...

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What Moscow Really Wants From Venezuela

Russia has both economic and domestic political reasons for supporting the Maduro government.

Daily Memo: Afghanistan Votes, the EU and Japan Sign a Deal,...

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Starting Over in Venezuela

Internal differences have again prevented the political opposition from achieving its goals.

The New US Strategy to Remove Maduro in Venezuela

The Venezuelan president is motivated now more than ever to accept a transition deal.