Finding Derek Chauvin guilty of murder provides Americans with accountability—not justice. Now lawmakers need to make sure the system actually changes.
As families beg for help on social media, the government plays politics.
Lula may offer the strongest alternative to Bolsonaro, yet his policies for Brazil won’t address the country’s challenges.
As New Delhi and Taipei draw closer together, the map of the Asia-Pacific could change for good.
The Biden administration’s new mantra falls one step short.
Details of the ships haunting disputed rocks show China’s plans.
Part of making foreign policy work better for Americans is empowering local leaders.
A full withdrawal from Afghanistan is a costly blunder and failure of leadership.
In a new documentary about mujra dancers, Saad Khan escapes the Western documentary complex to give his subjects the chance to speak in their own words.
Here’s how the Biden administration can prevent chaos in Afghanistan, even after it withdraws.
If the world really cares about the continent’s future, it will start paying attention now.
The recent obsession with the term is misguided and harmful.
Looking back on 50 years of U.S. foreign policy and the lessons they hold for Washington today.
The fuzzy goodwill between Biden and America’s Asian allies will soon be tested by China’s growing power.
The best way for Biden to build better partnerships abroad is to get America’s own house in order—that starts with human rights.
The dollar is dead. Long live the dollar.
The United States’ industrialized food system moved millions of people out of poverty and is better for the environment.
As immigration becomes a political crisis, the U.S. president has chosen pandering to nativists over problem-solving.
A new book argues that Churchill’s famous folly was ultimately about food, fear, and free trade.
After 9/11, Biden embraced the idea that U.S. troops should leave the country better than how they found it. Now, as president, he’s withdrawing them regardless.
The country can’t contain insurgent movements until it has a comprehensive national plan for tackling them.
Washington wants to reclaim climate leadership and get other major countries to ramp up ambitions.
After making the right call on withdrawal, the U.S. president better get ready for second-guessing.
There’s much more evidence of the monarch’s poor governance than a foreign conspiracy against him.
Most solar panels come from China, and using them to fuel a clean energy transition risks reliance on Uyghur slave labor.
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?
The new administration can learn from South Africa’s experience with transitional justice.
March brought a new wave of migrants at the U.S. border—plus the pope’s historic visit to Iraq, continued bloodshed in Myanmar, and a colossal logjam in the Suez Canal.
Fists raised and voices lifted, people around the world took to the streets in 2020—to stand up against police brutality, demand democracy, and confront other injustices. A look at some of the photos that captured the year’s most defining movements.