Europe confronts Russian hacking

There has been broad fallout from Russian efforts to hack the 2016 U.S. election, including sanctions, worsening relations between the two countries...

Japanese pacifism under attack

After World War II, Japan adopted a constitution that formally renounced war or maintaining military forces. In the years since, Japan has...

The overpopulation debate

Overpopulation has been debated since British economist Thomas Malthus famously warned in 1798 that humans could reproduce far faster than they could...

Europe’s immigration quagmire

Back in 2015, the immigration crisis in Europe was in headlines worldwide. Since then the numbers of people crossing the by sea to the...

Congo’s retreat from democracy

After more than 16 years in power, the Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila was to step down after his term expired in...