Don’t Trust Anybody About Turkey’s Elections
The one thing that's clear about Erdogan's re-election bid is that everything is unclear.
OPEC Agrees to Boost Oil Output
The oil cartel vowed to add 1 million barrels a day to markets. It won’t add quite that much.
The West Is Letting Libya Tear Itself Apart
Calling for elections in the absence of stable institutions while competing for diplomatic and economic influence won’t rebuild the country — it will destroy it.
Fighter Sale to Turkey Could Pit Trump Against Congress
A battle is brewing over the transfer of F-35 fighter jets.
OPEC Close to Agreement to Open the Oil Taps
With or without Iranian cooperation, extra barrels of crude could help meet rising demand. But there’s still reason to fear a price spike later this year.
Singapore Was John Bolton’s Worst Nightmare
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor was marginalized at the summit, but his hard-nosed approach will be essential to dismantling North Korea’s nukes.
State of the Trade Wars
Tracking U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the retaliatory measures other countries are taking.
India Is the Latest Front in Trump’s Endless Trade War
Modi’s soft approach is getting nowhere with a hard-line Washington.
America’s Military Exercises in Korea Aren’t a Game
To drill or not to drill? It shouldn't even be a question.
Erdogan Will Win by Any Means Necessary
Turkey's president has plenty of experience stealing elections — and Sunday's vote is one he can't afford to lose.
Kim Jong Un Gets to Sit at the Cool Table Now
Trump’s handshake gave North Korea the status boost marginal states crave.
Trump’s America Is the Safest Country in the World
The world is less dangerous than it was a year ago — but the long-term trends, if you're not American, have gotten cloudier.
Uzbekistan’s New Era Might Just Be Real
Long-needed reforms are changing what was once a grim autocracy. Washington can help.
Malaysia’s Diplomacy Is Trapped in Mahathir’s Shadow
The newly energized democracy is missing the chance to make its diplomatic mark in the region.
Iran’s Ban of Messaging App Hurts Economy at Pivotal Moment
Rights group says app was widely used by businesses and even government offices.
Don’t Turn The Turkish Army Into A Political Tool
Turkey has a history of coups. Whoever wins the election must prevent politicization of the military.
Russia’s World Cup Isn’t as Safe as It Looks
The Kremlin has prepared for the soccer tournament by cracking down on terror threats — the wrong kind.
Trump Is Playing Chicken With Children’s Lives
The U.S. child welfare system is strained to its limits. Family separation could push it over the edge.
Can Pedro Sánchez Put Spain Back Together Again?
The 2017 crisis in Catalonia tore the country apart. The new Spanish prime minister will need to fend off rivals and manage alliances to stay in power long enough to heal the wounds.
Top Democratic Lawmakers Sound Alarm on Trump ‘Loyalty Tests’ for State Department Officials
A letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo follows Foreign Policy’s report.