LUCKNOW — In December 2020, Muskan and her husband Rashid went to register their marriage in the small town of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, India. While Rashid was thrown in jail by the state, Muskan was sent to a women’s ...

HONG KONG — With the imposition of the National Security Law on June 20, 2020, China tightened its grip on Hong Kong. In one fell swoop, Beijing was effectively able to ban anti-government protests and movements. The law came after ...

LOS ANGELES — In late February 2021, the Joe Biden administration declassified a document detailing the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s (M.B.S.) involvement in the murder of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi native was an open critic of ...

LOS ANGELES — On July 14, 2015, thousands of Iranians flooded the bustling streets of Tehran, surrounded by the uproarious honking of cars, celebratory chants and triumphant smiles. It was the day the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was ...

Throughout the past four years, U.S. attitudes toward Mexico have been tumultuous, defined by a slew of anti-Mexican sentiment and punctuated by widely criticized anti-immigration policies. Former President Donald Trump began his presidency on the promise to build a border ...

MEXICO CITY – When Mexico’s current president ran for office back in 2018, he campaigned on a platform that called itself “progressive,” and which prided itself on being pro-sustainability, even promising to reach 30% of renewable energy production by 2021. ...

The limbo between eastern and western alignment creates a violent and dangerous future for Central European states. The Visegràd Group (V4), a political and cultural alliance formed by Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, has to reassess its political landscape ...

Every once in a while, reports come out of Saudi Arabia that a new law has been passed, or that an old one has been abolished, and Saudi women have been granted another right.  Some notable ones as of late ...

The United Kingdom is currently facing its biggest challenge since the completion of Brexit. In the past year, there have been ongoing, public and controversial conversations about the future of Scotland.  The Scottish Parliament is currently going through the process ...

For many, the January 2021 inauguration of President Joe Biden restored faith in Washington’s ability to repair its global leadership. Former President Donald Trump’s aggressively protectionist attitude toward North Korea, in particular, has tarnished the U.S.’ image as a benevolent ...