Featuring guests located outside the United States, Worldwise aspires to illuminate international affairs and help Americans understand perspectives abroad.
Why typhoons are getting worse in the Philippines
Tacloban, ground zero for the storm’s impact
The Filipino diaspora’s moment
How the international community deals with natural disasters
What’s next for the Philippines?
Are rich countries responsible for Haiyan?
Hamid Karzai’s latest thoughts on drones
After the US withdraws, what’s next for Afghanistan?
Sympathy for the Taliban
What’s at stake in next year’s elections
How Afghans see Americans
What Najib’s organization does
How Toronto came to elect a crack-smoking mayor
Is Rob Ford about to be indicted?
The Torontonians who still support Ford
Mayoral contender Olivia Chow, the anti-Ford
The shockingly high odds of Ford getting reelected
Scandal in the Canadian Senate, a strange place
Background on the Geneva talks with Iran
Does Iran have a right to a civilian nuclear program?
The risk of disappointment
The concession Iran may not be able to make
What good relations with Iran would look like
Local color from Geneva
International law for dummies
Is it against the law for the US to punish Syria’s lawbreaking?
What Kosovo can teach us about Syria
Does Iran’s nuclear program violate international law?
The consequences of bombing Iran
Is there a way to fix the UN?
Kenyans outraged over response to Westgate attack
The unusual place of Somalis in Kenyan society
Is Kenya coming to regret its invasion of Somalia?
The “refugee stimulus”
The historic ICC trial of Kenya’s president
How the ICC indictment is hurting Kenya abroad
Why Obama and Rouhani aren’t shaking hands just yet
The Syria debate that wasn’t
Did Samantha Power and John Kerry diss Iran?
Ban Ki-moon, America’s best friend
How the UN lets France do whatever it wants in Africa
Sri Lankan massacres and Congolese rapes
Has Iran turned a corner?
Rouhani’s limited window for reform
How Obama can encourage Iranian reform
Could Iran help resolve the Syrian conflict?
Majid’s insights from growing up in Syria and Iran
The tension between Arab and Persian cultures
How France became more interventionist than the US
The French reaction to Russia’s chemical weapons proposal
How the Libyan precedent complicates intervention in Syria
Can weapons inspections in Syria actually work?
Should Iran be enlisted to help solve the conflict?
Could Syria be partitioned?
The latest news from the UN on Syria
Is the Russian proposal a breakthrough?
The new Hans Blix
The paradox of international law
Obama’s narrow case for strikes
Samantha Power’s first big test
Iran’s new president wishes Jews a Happy New Year
Do Israelis want a US strike against Syria?
The precedent a Syrian intervention could set for Iran
Israel’s best-case scenario for Syria
Should the US work with Iran to solve the Syrian conflict?
Rouhani vs. the hardliners
Why the House of Commons voted against war with Syria
Does Obama actually want Congressional approval?
War for symbolism’s sake
The UN’s no-win situation
A new weariness/modesty/fatalism in foreign policy
The future of British foreign relations