Pompeo's plan to make peace with the resurgent Taliban is a sad reminder of all that went wrong in Afghanistan—and how it could have been otherwise.
His ascension to the highest intelligence post in the United States heightens fears that the Trump administration is politicizing intelligence.
Economic models often fail to account for hidden assumptions. Ignoring the importance of trust and belonging in society may be hurting New Delhi more than policymakers understand.
Cambodia’s autocrat is putting his own people at risk to court his Chinese backers.
The Davos-inspired era of unrestrained globalization is over, and companies should start putting the national interests of their home countries ahead of profits.
Many Indians lack the documents needed to prove citizenship—and Muslims are in the firing line.
The U.K.’s new points system will keep low-skilled non-English speakers out, pleasing pro-Brexit voters but devastating entire sectors—from agriculture to health care.
As the deadly coronavirus began to spread, Beijing wasted the most critical resource to fight it: trust.
Anti-Chinese and anti-American conspiracy theories have followed the first death.
Supply chain disruptions are upsetting markets globally, but especially in Asia.
Communism and democratic socialism won’t heal today’s political divisions. But social democracy—which helped ward off extremism following World War II—could.
Capitalism is still the best way to handle risk and boost innovation and productivity.
Global warming could launch socialists to unprecedented power—and expose their movement’s deepest contradictions.
Fragments of the wall have become museum pieces. But with the rise of extremist parties in Germany, the debate over the barrier’s legacy is anything but history.
After impeachment, the president has been passing most of the checkpoints on the way to authoritarianism.
Arab countries are looking for partners who aren’t bogged down by chaos ranging from impeachment to Iowa.
The continent is suddenly facing serious questions about its future role in world politics—and even in the trans-Atlantic relationship.