A Russian-Chinese veto threatens lifesaving aid to starving Syrians—but Moscow doesn’t care what anyone thinks anymore.
More than a million scholars face an uncertain future as the Trump administration cracks down on immigrants of any stripe.
The coronavirus pandemic won’t automatically lead to reforms. Great upheavals only bring systemic change when reformers have a plan—and the power to implement it.
The United States has abdicated its dominant role. Here’s how to fill the gap.
The coronavirus pandemic has made the world more reliant on technology. The EU’s competition commissioner says that makes her fight more urgent.
Neoconservatism has died, and liberal internationalism is discredited. Perhaps it’s time to return to the ideas of one of the last century’s greatest realists.
One of the few remaining scholars openly standing against Xi Jinping is a reformist, not a revolutionary.
From a pandemic to geopolitics, for families and businesspeople caught by border closings, things are going from bad to worse.
The Broadway musical offers lessons on everything from regime change to balancing ideals and interests.
Ankara shut an institution founded by religious conservatives and attacks tech companies in order to stop young Turks from accessing a free academic and media environment.
As U.S. policymakers grapple with systemic racism, it’s time to start tapping the expertise of diasporas.
Around the world, security forces use forced displacement as a means of sorting populations. To fix the global displacement crisis, it’s critical to understand how and why they do it.
Beijing’s new security law may cause mass emigration in Hong Kong.
One of the Middle East’s most westernized outposts is falling apart—and looking east for a soft landing.
As Germany takes over the EU presidency, the country’s chancellor has an opportunity to tackle some unfinished business.
As military expenditure soars in Pakistan despite an unprecedented economic catastrophe, Khan’s power looks to be waning.
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?
A social revolution could transform domestic policy—but it won’t change the way policy is conducted abroad.
Well-meaning green stimulus plans fall far short of what’s needed for the climate and the economy.
Turkey is standing in the wreckage of a foreign-policy adventure with no discernible strategy.
A Paddy Day romp in Nepal, masked protesters in France, and the coronavirus’s exhausting toll.