Erdogan Is Failing Economics 101
Turkey's president has made a huge bet that he's right and all of the world's economic experts are wrong.
The United States and Europe are ill-prepared for the coming wave of "deep fakes" that artificial intelligence could unleash.
Italy Needed a Government. It Got a Circus.
Rome has a prime minister with no power — and a slate of new constitutional, diplomatic, and economic crises.
Palestinians Have Been Abandoned by Their Leaders
Both Israel and the Palestinian Authority are undermining democracy. Only a new generation can bring real change.
North Korea Is a Dangerous Distraction
The real struggle in Asia is with China — and Trump is throwing away U.S. advantages.
Forget the Libya Model. South Africa Shows the Path to Peace With Pyongyang.
If Kim Jong Un follows in F.W. de Klerk’s footsteps, denuclearization could allow North Korea to move from pariah status to prosperity.
Drones Don’t Wear Uniforms. They Should.
Israel’s use of consumer drones against protesters heralds a dangerous, lawless age of conflict.
Don’t Blame Hamas for the Gaza Bloodshed
Israel has a right to defend its borders, but shooting unarmed protesters who haven’t breached its frontier is disproportionate and illegal.
Beijing’s Threats Against Taiwan Are Deadly Serious
China's leaders are giving up on political hopes of reunification — and considering military options.
In the Middle East, Soon Everyone Will Want the Bomb
The region is at risk of a nuclear arms race. Washington needs to stop proliferation before it starts.
India’s Democracy Is More Delicate Than It Seems
After scrambles, fights, and bribes in Karnataka, the stage is set for a tough 2019 vote.
In Europe, the Only Choice Is Right or Far-Right
As left-wing parties have collapsed, the sole option remaining for voters is conservatism or right-wing populism.
Mauricio Macri Was Supposed to Be Different
Argentina’s president promised the world he had the business savvy to jump-start the country's economy. He’s ended up begging for a bailout.
Sexpat Journalists Are Ruining Asia Coverage
Newsroom predators in foreign bureaus hurt their colleagues — and their stories.
Once Upon a Time, America Supported Palestinians
The United States is slowly forgetting it was ever committed to Palestinian rights.
Trump’s Jerusalem Theatrics Have Dealt A Blow to Peace
The president's reckless move reversed decades of sensible bipartisan policy. Holding out the possibility of a Palestinian capital in the holy city can keep hope for a negotiated settlement alive.
Saving European Democracy Starts at Home
If French President Emmanuel Macron is serious about pushing back against xenophobic populists, he needs to revamp his own legislative agenda.