What happens to the country and its people after the forever war ends?
The biology of the delta variant has made mass revaccination an urgent necessity.
The United States has a new lens for its rivalry with China.
Chinese coercion has strengthened democratic resolve.
So far, Biden hasn’t signaled whether there will be any retaliation.
Increased economic inequality has only added to widespread discontent.
If he succeeds, the president will cast 40 years of economic doctrine on history’s ash heap. But that’s a big if.
Maduro’s abject failure is consequential for the nation, the region, and the world.
Tokyo-Seoul relations remain mired in bad history and petty insults.
The United States’ longtime partners in northern Iraq are watching Afghanistan go to pieces after the U.S. pullout with “wishful thinking.”
Institutions like the State Department need to scrap credentialism.
For both countries, national interests continue to trump personality-based politics.
The French president is making vaccines mandatory for many—sparking fresh protests ahead of next year’s elections.
Stopping the atrocities in Xinjiang requires reaching the Chinese public.
With ethnic warlords reviving their militias, the Afghan war—even without the U.S. military—is more balanced than it seems.
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
International relations theorists once explored racism. What has the field lost by giving that up?
Tangled questions of Asian identity need answers that aren’t defined by U.S. terminology alone.
Ravaging floods in Europe and Asia, a wave of unrest in South Africa, and a young speller’s triumph in the United States.