Taiwan and China Are Locked in Economic Co-Dependence
Both sides have leverage but have been reluctant to use it.
Biden Is Done with Afghanistan. Is Afghanistan Done With America?
Pulling out all U.S. troops is the administration’s risky plan to pressure Kabul and the Taliban to make peace.
Biden’s Withdrawal Plan Sets the Clock Ticking in Afghanistan
With troops to depart on Sept. 11, the next five months are critical for any chance of peace.
The World Should Treat Pandemics Like It Treats Chemical Weapons
Plans for a global pandemic treaty don’t solve the problem of China’s refusal to cooperate.
Asian Americans Belong, but Sometimes It’s Hard for Us to Believe It
Oscar-nominated “Minari” is about flowering in the United States—with the aid of our elders.
Sputnik V’s Biggest Legacy May Be Political Turmoil
In Eastern European countries that have accepted the Russian vaccine, destabilization has followed.
A Hashemite Family Reunion Can’t Hide Jordan’s Woes
Making nice after an alleged coup attempt obscures serious challenges, including water scarcity, a refugee crisis, and unhelpful neighbors.
The Future of Solar Is Small
Local community projects are already powering parts of London and could pave the way for a green transition.
Nuclear Sabotage Could Be What Iran Needed
This week’s attack on an Iranian enrichment facility has improved the country’s negotiating position.
How Brexit Lit the Fuse in Northern Ireland
Loyalist fears that Boris Johnson is abandoning them have sparked a wave of violence that could endanger the Good Friday Agreement.
The United States Can’t Welcome More Refugees Without Reforming Its Resettlement System
Trump gutted the programs that helped aid and place migrants. Now Biden is left with a mess.
You Say ‘Coup,’ I Say ‘Koo’
India is a warning about unintended consequences for those looking to regulate Big Tech in the United States.
Ukraine Needs a Clear Path to NATO Membership
Russia’s recent aggression along its border shows why Kyiv needs decisive action from the alliance.
The ICC’s Israel Investigation Could Backfire
It’s more likely to inflame nationalist sentiments than change anything on the ground.
Even With Seoul Paying More, America Can’t Afford to Defend South Korea
A rich and strong nation can pay for its own military.
Israel’s Government Has Nobody at the Wheel
A cycle of deadlocked elections has left the country without a functioning administration—and a foreign policy set on autopilot.
Bangladesh’s Long Journey From ‘Basket Case’ to Rising Star
But 50 years after independence, an authoritarian turn casts a shadow over the country’s future.
Sanctions Won’t Stop Nord Stream 2. Diplomacy Will.
Quiet negotiations with Berlin can do what economic coercion can’t.