South Korea Is a Liberal Country Now
Moon Jae-in’s crushing victories have permanently reshaped his nation’s politics.
Germany Found a Strongman for Its Coronavirus Crisis
The Bavarian governor’s law-and-order paternalism has been extraordinarily popular—and could shape the country’s post-Merkel future.
Iran’s Nurses Are Martyrs to Trump’s Maximum Pressure
The Trump administration’s sanctions have made it impossible for Iranian medical personnel to keep themselves safe amid the pandemic.
Europe Needs an Alexander Hamilton, Not More Budget Hawks
Without mutual debt in the form of Eurobonds, the continent’s economic crisis will get worse, Euroskepticism will increase, and the EU could fall apart.
Pentagon Worries Social Distancing Could Impede America’s Deterrent
The U.S. military confronts a trade-off between maintaining readiness for war and the health of its service members.
No, the Coronavirus Will Not Change the Global Order
We should be skeptical toward claims that the pandemic changes everything. China won’t benefit, and the United States will remain preeminent.
The Coronavirus Is Exposing Populists’ Hollow Politics
As the crisis worsens, even more extreme groups may prosper.
Key Nominees Sit in Limbo as Trump Grapples with Senate
U.S. scrambling to fill major posts addressing the coronavirus pandemic and economic aid.
Congress Seeks to Confront China With $6 Billion in New Defense Spending
If Beijing is the problem, let’s “put our money where our mouth is,” says a senior Republican.
Trump Is Stirring Chaos in Kosovo at the Worst Possible Time
A political crisis encouraged by the United States threatens to worsen the coronavirus outbreak.
Duterte’s Response to the Coronavirus: ‘Shoot Them Dead’
The Philippines president’s order to kill quarantine violators amid coronavirus chaos tests democracy yet again in his country.