Theresa May Just Negotiated Away the United Kingdom
The price of hard Brexit will be the end of the nation as we know it.
From Bahrain to Jerusalem
A Bahraini delegation's trip to Israel is the latest sign of the Gulf monarchies' burgeoning alliance with the Jewish state.
Poland’s Prime Minister Is a Technocrat Banker and a Far-Right Populist at the Same Time
Mateusz Morawiecki used to run an international bank. Now he leads an illiberal government.
The Fate of Social Democracy Is Being Decided in Germany
Germany's center-left is considering another bargain with Angela Merkel, with the EU hanging in the balance — and its own survival.
Why Recognizing Jerusalem Is Good for Peace
Until the Palestinians realize that Israel is here to stay and start negotiating in earnest, it behooves Washington to signal that they are losing ground.
Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Is Not a Disaster
But the Trump administration needs to walk a very fine line with Palestine and Arab states.
The Voice of France’s Materialist, America-Loving, Rock ‘n’ Roll Silent Majority Is Dead
Johnny Hallyday was a working-class rock star with a right-wing Gallic twist.
Trump Just Sabotaged His Own Peace Process
The president has ended any hope that the United States can broker a diplomatic solution in the Holy Land.
The Earthquake to Come in Mexico
With a wave of corruption scandals sweeping out Latin American governments, is Mexico's next to fall?
Hell Hath No Fury Like a Former British Colony Scorned
The U.K.'s biggest hurdle to a successful Brexit is the small country next door.
How Not to Fix the U.N. Human Rights Council
The Trump administration wants reform. But putting Israel above all other priorities is a big mistake.
Sisi Doesn’t Know How to Beat ISIS
Egypt’s brute-force approach to counterterrorism isn’t working in Sinai.
China Should Send 30,000 Troops Into North Korea
The only way to stand down from a nuclear confrontation is to reassure Kim Jong Un that the United States won’t — and can’t — invade.
Meet the Post-Merkel Generation
A brief survey of the German conservatives already jockeying to replace their matriarch.
Is the Philippines the Next Caliphate?
ISIS is looking to regroup, and is setting its sights eastward.
The Caliphate Is Destroyed, But the Islamic State Lives On
Why the United States can’t be complacent about undermining the remnants of the terrorist group.
Mugabe Is a Goner, But His Looting Machine Is Here to Stay
Zimbabwe’s military didn’t topple the regime. It just restored the ruling party’s corrupt old guard to power.
Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East
And there’s no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide.
Germany Has Plunged Into Unprecedented Political Chaos
It’s going to be a while before Europe’s most powerful country has a stable government – and Angela Merkel probably won't be leading it.