What to Know About the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Michael Edelstein outlines what the global health community has learned since the last outbreak and the key elements of the current response.
Dr Christopher Smart
Five Ways for Europe to Set a Course Towards Progress and Growth
With some good economic news and a distracted Donald Trump, European leaders have a rare window to deliver on economic reforms.
Planning for Post-Brexit Britain’s Place on the Global Stage
The UK’s decision to leave the EU will lead to a major recalibration of the country’s foreign policy, for which creative thinking must start now.
The Internet of Things Will Be Even More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
As more smart devices with weak or no security connect to the internet, the world will become more exposed to attacks like the ransomware that hit Britain’s NHS.
Dr Jeff Crisp
Focus on Refugees Risks Neglecting the Internally Displaced
Concern for the plight of people who have sought sanctuary in other states has been matched by a neglect of those who are unable to leave their own countries and who are beyond the reach of aid agencies.
Dr Beyza Unal
A Taboo Still Surrounds the Legacy of Nuclear Testing
It’s time to start talking about the long-lasting effects of nuclear weapons tests.
Dr Neil Quilliam
Israel Risks a Brutal Intifada If It Lets Palestinian Hunger Strikers Die
The Israeli government and Marwan Barghouti, the leader of the striking prisoners, are playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship.
Dr John Nilsson-Wright
Big Tests Ahead for South Korea's New Leader Moon Jae-in
The outcome of South Korea's presidential contest, while not quite an electoral landslide, certainly represents a seismic shift in the country's political centre of gravity.
Moldova’s Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It.
A proposal to change to a mixed electoral system in Moldova would entrench corruption and harm the young democracy. EU and other Western governments should use their economic clout to stop it.
What Does Emmanuel Macron’s Victory Mean for Europe and for Brexit?
His win in the French presidential election has been greeted with relief and enthusiasm across Europe but is a mixed blessing for Theresa May.