Weekly Graphic

Yemen: War in the Time of Cholera
September 14, 2018

The fighting has discouraged reconstruction efforts, leaving much of the population at risk of disease.


Key Players in Libya
September 7, 2018

Violence in Libya had been relatively contained prior to the recent clashes. That could change if we are on...

As the Economy Dips, Venezuelans Flee
August 31, 2018

Venezuela is facing an economic crisis. Its currency has plummeted, oil revenue has dropped and inflation has skyrocketed. Shortages...


The European Union: Divided on Brexit
August 24, 2018

EU members have different visions for the bloc’s future relationship with the U.K.

Countries Most at Risk From a Currency Crisis
August 17, 2018

These economies are sitting on a ticking time bomb of U.S. dollar-denominated debt.


Timeline of a Trade War
August 10, 2018

In addition to the escalating war of words, Washington and Beijing have been raising tariffs on imports throughout 2018.

Origins of World War I
August 3, 2018

As the Ottoman Empire weakened, the race to fill the vacuum in the Balkans intensified.


Montenegro: The History and Demographics of a Small Balkan Nation
July 27, 2018

NATO’s newest member, and candidate for EU membership, grabbed headlines when U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the wisdom of...

Latent Uzbek Nationalism
July 20, 2018

A large number of Uzbeks live in other Central Asian countries.


Major Shipping Routes for the Oil Trade
July 13, 2018

Nearly a fifth of the world’s oil shipments pass through the Strait of Hormuz.

Profiling Russia’s S-400 Missile Defense System
July 6, 2018

Turkey is set to acquire the Russian-made missiles, causing a rift with its NATO allies.


Erdogan Holds On to Power in Turkey
June 29, 2018

The Turkish president won re-election decisively, but his next term won’t be an easy one.

Immigration Divides the EU
June 22, 2018

Brussels is having a hard time enforcing its own philosophical tenets on disobedient countries.