Journal Study: Half of government-rebel power-sharing agreements fail
Power-sharing agreements aimed at resolving conflicts within countries between governments and insurgent groups have a mixed record of success, according to a new study.
Russian poll: Putin faces limited opposition from his public on Ukraine
Despite criticism from the West on his actions in the Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin faces far fewer questions from a public that draws a distinction between support for separatist rebels and having a direct role in the continued violence in eastern Ukraine.
Despite rocky diplomatic relations, Venezuelan public prefers U.S. to Cuba
Venezuelans have very different views of two of the nation’s most important trade partners: the United States and Cuba.
Who are the Iraqi Kurds?
While the Kurds are a crucial part of Iraq’s political makeup, they are an ethnic group, not a distinct religious sect within Islam.
U.S., China compete to woo Africa
Neither world power has a clear advantage when it comes to the hearts and minds of people in Africa.
Support for Turkey’s Erdogan drops sharply in Middle East
Amid continued unrest in the region, support for Erdogan has dropped significantly in four of the seven Middle Eastern nations surveyed since last year.
Most of the world trusts Obama over Putin to ‘do the right thing’
Though it’s a different story in their own countries.
Which countries don’t like America and which do
Who likes Uncle Sam, who doesn’t and whose affections are evolving paints a pretty accurate road map of the overseas challenges facing Washington in the years ahead.
5 key takeaways on global views of the U.S. and China
A new Pew Research Center survey finds widespread opposition around the world to U.S. eavesdropping. Still, America’s overall image remains mostly positive. Here are five key takeaways.
5 facts about the French
Ah, la France. The land of wine, cheese, romance and abundant vacation time… right?