humanitarian crisis

A man carries an elderly woman as people continue to leave Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 8, 2022. 

Managing the aftermath: Part I

Critical State

Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive this week into humanitarian needs in wartime. Policymakers and practitioners need to start adapting now to handle wars on the scale expected in the future, according to authors Brittany Card, Rob Grace, and Tarana Sable.

A cargo ship and oil tanker ship sit idle while docked at the port of Hodeida, Yemen

A rusting oil tanker off Yemen’s coast is at risk of exploding. It could cut off humanitarian aid to millions.

syrian hospital

Syrian doctors forced to use Facebook Live, expired drugs and old gloves

A Syrian refugee woman stands near her tent at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, January 15, 2015.

‘They told me they were going to melt me in acid if I continue the work I was doing’


Is US policy toward migrant children enticing them to cross into the US?

Global Politics