How To Tell What’s Really Happening With the Wuhan Virus
China struggles with a fast-moving outbreak, as the authorities move to cut off unauthorized information.
The Wuhan Virus: How to Stay Safe
As China’s epidemic continues to spread, things may seem scary. Here are ten simple precautions that can protect you from contracting the coronavirus.
In Historic Impeachment Trial, Democrats May Have Talked Too Much
The House managers delivered a powerful case that Trump abused his office, but many Americans are tuning out—and almost no Republican votes have changed.
Our Top Weekend Reads
Wuhan faces quarantine as coronavirus spreads, Imran Khan discusses China, and Trump picks up Ukraine conspiracy theory.
As America Shuts Its Doors, Afghan Refugees Are Stuck in Turkey
The Trump administration has made it nearly impossible for Afghans who aided U.S. troops to claim asylum in the United States. Instead, thousands who aided Americans on the battlefield are stranded in a country that doesn't want them.
The Rohingya Find Some Justice in Court
An unprecedented court ruling leaves Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi in a tight spot.
Peru’s Vote for a New Congress Could Shape the President’s Legacy
After suspending the country’s Congress last fall, new legislative elections could give Martín Vizcarra the support he needs to confront corruption—or lead to renewed political gridlock.
Pentagon Steps Up Cruise Missile Defenses as Iranian Threat Grows
U.S. to expand network of spy satellites to better detect and track cruise missiles, drones, and hypersonic weapons.
A New Scottish Independence Vote Seems All but Inevitable
With increasing support from voters, the Scottish National Party is unlikely to give up its fight for a second referendum despite the procedural obstacles it faces.
Impeachment Trials and Conspiracy Theories: A Match Made in Hell
Does Russia get too much or too little credit in fueling the Ukraine scandal? As with everything these days, it’s too hard to tell.
India’s Muslims Are Fighting for Their Religion. Should They Display It, Too?
As secular Indians protest a controversial new citizenship law, some debate whether they should demonstrate as Muslims first or as Indians who happen to be Muslim.
Europe Is Destined to Age—but Not to Suffer the Consequences
Migration and higher fertility can’t alter the course of Europe’s graying, but there is a strategy to avoid disaster.
In Afghanistan, Religious Schools Are a Breeding Ground for Islamic State Influence
Countless madrassas are said to be funded by Gulf sources associated with the spread of extremist Salafist views.
Pakistan’s Secret Weapon Against Polio
Female health workers and religious leaders are driving up the country’s dangerously low vaccination rates.
The Greenback Needs a Digital Makeover
To preserve the dollar’s status as the world’s reserve currency, the United States can’t let China get ahead on cryptocurrency.
Italy’s Sardines Want to Stop Matteo Salvini. They Might End Up Strengthening Him.
By depicting the far-right League leader as a villain, a grassroots movement calling for civility in politics could help hand the leftist stronghold of Emilia-Romagna to the right.
Iran Has a Bitcoin Strategy to Beat Trump
As the United States expands its sanctions, Iran has been ramping up its use of cryptocurrencies to get around them.
Welcome to the Belt and Road Pandemic
There’s one difference between the Wuhan virus and previous outbreaks in the region: China is now impossible to quarantine.
The U.S. Can Deter Iran but Not Its Proxies
Rash action by Tehran-connected groups could provoke an escalatory cycle.