Scotland’s Marriage of Inconvenience
As Brexit looms, Edinburgh may forge its own path on the world stage.
Narendra Modi Should Calm Tensions in Kashmir Rather Than Inflame Them
India and the United States must pressure Pakistan to stop sponsoring terrorism, but New Delhi could do much more to quell the anger fueling unrest in Kashmir.
Trump’s U.N. Envoy Post Is Up for Grabs Again
Heather Nauert’s withdrawal has opened doors to a new cast of diplomatic aspirants seeking to fill Nikki Haley’s shoes.
It’s Legal to Sell Sex in Amsterdam, But Don’t Expect the Same Rights As Other Workers.
The famously permissive Dutch city is cracking down on prostitution, relocating sex workers, and discriminating against those employed in the industry.
India’s Afghan Dilemma Is Tougher Than Ever
As the United States contemplates leaving, New Delhi quietly reaches out to the Taliban.
Security Brief: Constitutional Crisis Over Trump’s Wall; India, Pakistan on Edge
States sue to block construction of border wall; India, Pakistan military tensions ramp up following Kashmir attack.
How to Regulate the Internet Without Becoming a Dictator
The British model of filtering data rather than content can protect citizens while preserving an open internet.
The FBI Is Dismantling Its War Crimes Unit
The closure has raised concerns that perpetrators of torture and genocide will be free to act with impunity.
A new book on interrogation during the Korean War sheds light on how the 20th century imagined prisoners of war.
‘Trotsky’ Is an Icepick to the Heart of Soviet History
The Russian-produced Netflix series is selling worrying myths to the public.
All This Should Remind You of the Run-Up to the Iraq War
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
All the Presidents’ Meals
America’s laden tables used to wow queens and premiers. But is state dinner diplomacy as outdated as lobster aspic?
Meet ‘Charming Kitten,’ the Iranian Hackers Linked to Air Force Defector
Monica Witt fled to Iran and was indicted for espionage—alongside an Iranian hacking luminary.
The EU’s Dirty Money Blacklist: North Korea, Syria, and… Puerto Rico?
In the latest showdown between Brussels and Washington, the U.S. Treasury Department instructed American banks to ignore new EU anti-money laundering directives.
How (and How Not) to Talk About the Israel Lobby
There’s a difference between fair and unfair criticisms of AIPAC—and it’s time everyone, including AIPAC, acknowledges it.
Pakistan Has No More Excuses for Supporting Terrorism
A murderous attack in Kashmir rocks relationships throughout Asia.
American Held in Moscow a Prisoner to Paperwork
Paul Whelan’s family can’t discuss his case with the U.S. Embassy until he returns a signed waiver.
Trump Declares National Emergency in ‘Slap in the Face to Military Families’
The president will divert billions that would have gone to military construction projects.