Weekly Graphic

Coups in Africa Since 1950
January 11, 2019

A recent failed coup in Gabon is just the latest attempt to overthrow an African government.


The US Role in the Syrian Civil War
January 4, 2019

A look at the evolution of the conflict, and the United States’ involvement in it.

The US Dominates Global Military Spending
December 28, 2018

Washington spends more than the next 10 countries combined on its military forces.


Russia-Venezuela Economic Ties
December 21, 2018

Venezuela is looking for a little help from its friends.

A Month of Unrest in France
December 14, 2018

Government proposals to raise fuel taxes are mobilizing the public.


Moving Toward Korean Cooperation
December 7, 2018

The two Koreas are gradually reducing defenses along the Demilitarized Zone and exploring possibilities for major cross-border infrastructure projects.

Showdown Over the Sea of Azov
November 30, 2018

A controversial Russian bridge over the Kerch Strait has escalated tensions around the Crimean Peninsula.


Examining Canada’s Debt Exposure
November 23, 2018

The country’s mounting debt is creating vulnerabilities that could make recovery more difficult in the event of another recession.

The Islamic State’s Fading Territory
November 16, 2018

The Islamic State’s territory in Syria and Iraq is a shadow of its former self.


Teddy Roosevelt Goes to Panama
November 9, 2018

For the U.S., the Panama Canal symbolized the expansion of its geopolitical power.

Tracking the Central American Migrant Caravans
November 2, 2018

Three weeks ago, a caravan of thousands of migrants from various Central American countries departed on a journey to...


India’s Trade With Iran
October 26, 2018

India has been keen to expand into Iran, where an Indian firm is developing a deep-water port in the...

Where China Is Detaining the Uighurs
October 19, 2018

The central government is holding nearly 1 million members of the Muslim minority group in camps around Xinjiang province...