April 3, 2019

A commemoration for dead NATO soldiers at the NATO summit in Kehl, Germany, on April 4, 2009. (Action Press-Pool/Getty Images)

The Outdated Alliance?

On NATO’s 70th anniversary, it is time for burden shedding—not burden sharing.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at a campaign rally at the Stone Cliff Winery on March 1, 2019 in Dubuque, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What Democrats Can Learn From the Left

And what the left needs to learn from Democrats.

Russian President Vladimir Putin sunbathes during his vacation in the remote Tuva region in southern Siberia. The picture was taken between Aug. 1 and 3, 2017. (Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Is Tricking GPS to Protect Putin

The Kremlin’s manipulation of global navigation systems is more extensive than previously understood.

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan testifies during a House Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington on March 26. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Shanahan’s Bid for Top Pentagon Job on Hold

The White House seems to have cooled on the acting defense secretary, but he might get the post by default.

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 28, 2015. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Bolton Builds Anti-China Campaign at the U.N.

The U.S. national security advisor, who has largely ignored the United Nations, is suddenly concerned that Beijing has too much influence there.

A truck carrying Islamic State fighters who surrendered to Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), as they are transported out of  Baghouz in Syria's northern Deir Ezzor province on Feb. 20, 2019.

ISIS Has Not Been Defeated. It’s Alive and Well in Southern Syria.

While Washington celebrates victory, the Islamic State is regrouping, and the Assad regime is letting it happen.

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The Improbable Rise of Huawei

How did a private Chinese firm come to dominate the world’s most important emerging technology?

Ayman Odeh (C), and  Ahmad Tibi (L), lead a demonstration by Arab Israelis against house demolitions carried out by Israeli authorities in Arab neighborhoods, in front of the Knesset  in Jerusalem on January 23, 2017.

Israel’s Arab Parties Aren’t All the Same

Benjamin Netanyahu wants to portray all Israeli Arab politicians as an existential threat. If his opponents are wise, they’ll distinguish among them and pave the way for a winning coalition.

The security gate at the entrance to the Bat Ayin settlement in the West Bank on Jan. 13, 2017. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

The End of Oslo Is an Opportunity

The old peace process on Israel-Palestine had long ago run aground. It’s time to rethink.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands among flags as she attends a signing ceremony after consultations between China and Germany in Berlin on July 9, 2018. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Europe Gets Its Competition With China All Wrong

Protecting the liberal order won’t be enough. The EU will also have to challenge China for influence around the world.

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