Despite murderous ambitions and abundant guns, the Capitol assault was a failure.
But it’s unlikely lawmakers will cut billions of dollars of already appropriated funding.
The Japanese government is locked into what critics call a misguided project.
Through radical protest, Stella Nyanzi has become a thorn in long-serving President Yoweri Museveni’s side. Now, she could be headed to parliament.
Taking a seat on the U.N. Security Council would clash with some fundamental tenets of Swiss foreign policy.
There’s never been a better time for the United States to promote democracy around the world.
Biden’s pick for the agency’s director shows that diplomacy is back.
Samantha Power, a former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., will seek to revive a troubled agency, while Obama-era veterans Kurt Campbell and Ely Ratner get top Asia jobs.
To stop drug traffickers, criminals, and kleptocrats from laundering their loot, the United States and EU must join forces.
Even insurrection didn’t interrupt a tour de force of Twitter bragging.
In the global internet economy, India’s tech industry has a leg up on China’s.
Latin American history offers a clear lesson to the United States: Ban Donald Trump from running for election ever again.
Five warning signs that your political views no longer fulfill the most basic of democratic criteria.
The president’s supporters are full of sound and fury, signifying far less than they claim.
The Abraham Accords didn’t just seal a wary detente. It cemented Israel’s first regional partnership.
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 race-based colonial mindset that views the continent as Europe’s playground and dismisses the concerns of Africans continues to fuel death and destruction.
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
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