Published: Jan 14, 2022
The latest round of talks aimed at defusing tensions between Russia and the West within the framework of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) ended here on Thursday without a breakthrough as both sides warned of potential escalation.
Published: Aug 15, 2020
Should Joe Biden defeat President Donald Trump in November, the United States would have its first female vice president, its first Black vice president and its first Asian American vice president all at once. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced as Biden's running mate on Tuesday, is the daughter of immigrants - her Indian mother and Jamaican father met while university students in California. Her identity doesn't define her politics, but it's already shadowing the campaign.
Published: Sep 30, 2018
The post-Cold War era has been marked by the rise of identity-based hatred that has often erupted in mass murder. Much of this has targeted minorities in non-democratic or transition states emerging from autocracy – the Rohingya in Myanmar, Bosnians post-Yugoslavia, Yazidis in Iraq and the Tutsis in Rwanda.
Published: Mar 30, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s initial response to the attack with a nerve agent in England was old-school. She expelled 23 Russian diplomats, allowing Moscow to expel the same number of British diplomats and close the British Council and a British Consulate in Russia.