The 1 Percent Keep Their Friends Close
When politicians dance at billionaires' weddings, they're sending all the wrong messages.
Brexit Is Destroying Britain’s Constitution
Whatever the outcome, Brexit has triggered an irreversible collapse of Britain's political, legal, and social order.
How Russia Hacked U.S. Politics With Instagram Marketing
The Internet Research Agency took to the photo-sharing network to boost Trump and depress voter turnout.
6 Questions to Ask Before Starting Your Next War
Only Americans can stop their country from participating in strategically misguided, irresponsible, and immoral adventures.
China’s Khashoggi Can Still Be Saved
Photojournalist Lu Guang has fallen victim to an old vendetta in his homeland.
China’s Purse Snaps Shut for Dolce & Gabbana
Politics and fashion are touchy subjects in a Communist state that loves luxury.
Security Brief: The Shutdown Showdown; Negotiating with the Taliban
Catch up on everything you need to know about the looming shutdown over President Trump’s border wall, a planned Monday meeting of U.S. and Taliban officials in the UAE, Amazon’s Russia connections, and more.
The Next Merkel? Not Quite
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is like her mentor in style, but not in substance—and, for Germany, that will make all the difference.
Neither U.S. Senators nor Trump’s Team Is Lying About Khashoggi’s Killing
But the White House’s spin tactics are not doing it any favors.
Another Trump Loyalist Joins the National Security Council
Elizabeth Erin Walsh will oversee America’s troubled relations with the United Nations.
The Brexit Rubik’s Cube
On the podcast: Inside the British campaign for a second vote on leaving Europe.
Is Yemen’s Torment Finally Ending?
The latest cease-fire raises hopes, but officials fear war could break out again.
Armenia’s Revolution Will Not be Monopolized
An Armenian protest leader just secured the office of prime minister by a landslide—but, thanks to his own efforts, he’ll still face plenty of opposition.
Neither Side Gets the Khashoggi Debate Right
The tribalism infecting U.S. domestic politics has unfortunately crept deep into the foreign-policy discourse.
Dead May Walking
The British prime minister survived a no-confidence vote, but solved none of her problems.
Trump Has Officially Ruined Climate Change Diplomacy for Everyone
The evidence is in: the Paris Agreement doesn’t work without the United States.