Pulling out all U.S. troops is the administration’s risky plan to pressure Kabul and the Taliban to make peace.
With troops to depart on Sept. 11, the next five months are critical for any chance of peace.
Local community projects are already powering parts of London and could pave the way for a green transition.
Western democracies look the other way as a dictatorial ally in the war on terror holds another election marred by violence and intimidation.
This week’s attack on an Iranian enrichment facility has improved the country’s negotiating position.
Oscar-nominated “Minari” is about flowering in the United States—with the aid of our elders.
The country’s rural Dalits are already exploited—and know it can get worse.
Making nice after an alleged coup attempt obscures serious challenges, including water scarcity, a refugee crisis, and unhelpful neighbors.
Jake Sullivan, Biden’s “once-in-a-generation intellect,” is facing a once-in-a-generation challenge.
India is a warning about unintended consequences for those looking to regulate Big Tech in the United States.
What the new president really thinks about the military—and what the military really thinks about him.
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.
Russia’s recent aggression along its border shows why Kyiv needs decisive action from the alliance.
Wesley Morgan’s “The Hardest Place” is embedded reporting at its finest.
A rich and strong nation can pay for its own military.
It’s more likely to inflame nationalist sentiments than change anything on the ground.
Let India buy its weapons from Moscow. The real strategic threat is Beijing.
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.
China is governed by a totalitarian regime. Why is that so hard to say?
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.