Brazil has become a nation defined by political backlash. Since early 2014, a regional Brazilian judge named Sérgio Moro has risen to domestic renown and international fame as the face of an investigation that has uncovered a web of corruption throughout Brazil, implicating those in the loftiest positions of Brazilian political and business life. From […]

For any major power looking to grow its influence, Kazakhstan is a hidden gem. While short on name recognition, the Central Asian republic has the second largest uranium reserves in the world, also coming in sixth in iron, eighth in coal, and twelfth in oil. It is the ninth largest country in the world by land area, […]

Britain really wants to know: Should it stay or should it go? The concept of British exit from the EU, popularly dubbed “Brexit,” has dominated headlines in advance of the country’s June referendum on EU membership. Brexit’s supporters have railed against perceived and real limitations on British lawmakers, particularly regarding immigration policy, lawmaker accountability, domestic […]

The 2016 Republican presidential primary has been – in a word – unpredictable. Ink and airtime have been monopolized by a confounding campaign season. From a field including nine past or present governors and four senators, a businessman with no relevant credentials for the highest office in the land has become the man to beat. […]

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