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Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaking at the European Parliament yesterday as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (on the right) listens.

Yesterday the European Parliament was the latest venue in the war of words between the EU Commission and Poland that broke out after the October 7 decision of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that several articles of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) are inconsistent with articles in the Polish...

A group of men that Nigerian police identified as Boko Haram extremist fighters. A new study suggests messages from trusted religious leaders can persuade people to welcome former members of the terrorist group back into their communities. (Photo AP/Jossy Ola)

Messages from trusted religious authorities can persuade people to reintegrate former Boko Haram fighters into the Nigerian communities terrorized by the violent extremist group for more than a decade, according to a new study co-authored by Yale political scientist ...

Arkolakis is teaching a class on "The Economics of Space" (ECON 433) this semester.

Economists have long been interested in how space – or distance – affects economic activity between buyers and sellers, firms and workers, or global trading partners. But until recently, traditional models have struggled to incorporate spatial complexity, even as more and more data have become...

EU Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič announcing the Commission’s proposals for Northern Ireland yesterday.

On Tuesday, in a speech delivered to diplomats at the UK embassy in Lisbon, Lord David Frost, the UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, called for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, raised again the possibility of the UK unilaterally invoking the Article 16 Safeguards clause in the...

Demonstrators in Warsaw yesterday protesting the Constitutional Tribunal’s decision last Thursday.

After all of the infringement procedures initiated by the EU in response to Polish legislation involving its courts, after the long and still-unresolved dispute between the EU and Poland over the Disciplinary Chamber of its Supreme Court, after the extraordinary decision in July by Poland’s...