Biden’s Old Playbook Won’t End Israeli-Palestinian Violence
Further conflict is inevitable unless Washington ends Israel's impunity and includes Palestinians in its global democracy agenda.
Green-Lined Vision Is Blurring Reality in Israel-Palestine
Policymakers can no longer rely on an imaginary border that supposedly divides two states as a one-state reality takes shape on the ground.
The Military Revolt Against Joe Biden
An open letter by former officers calling the president a “Marxist” dictator is a greater threat to U.S. democracy than the ouster of Liz Cheney.
Refugee-Run Organizations Deserve More Money
Governments tend to fund large humanitarian agencies, but small groups run by refugees are a better investment.
In Central America, Rule of Law Is Under Attack. El Salvador Is the Latest Victim.
El Salvador’s populist president is following the playbook of corrupt elites in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras when it comes to top courts.
Biden Must Be Clear About What Nuclear Weapons Are For
The U.S. president can clarify his belief in “sole purpose” through a new review process.
India’s Pandemic Disaster Has Finally Slowed Modi’s Unstoppable Rise
The populist leader is blaming everyone but himself. Voters aren’t buying it.
Unified Threats Need Decentralized Deterrence
The United States can’t afford to contain its allies anymore.
The United Kingdom Dispatches HMS Queen Elizabeth to Confront China
Are U.S. allies finally rallying around Washington’s more aggressive stance toward Beijing?
Saudi Arabia Still Treats Shiites as Second-Class Citizens
Mohammed bin Salman’s much-touted domestic reform agenda won’t succeed until it ensures Shiite religious freedom.
How to Boost the United States’ Most Important Partnership
Biden’s first 100 days show India is a crucial part of the new administration’s foreign policy.
Forget Trump. Facebook Should Go After Modi.
Around the world, super influencers have used social media to sow chaos. Facebook’s “Supreme Court” should consider them too.
Claims of Microwave Attacks Are Scientifically Implausible
There’s little evidence for an unknown weapon being behind “Havana syndrome.”
What the United States Wants From Japan in Taiwan
Biden should be clear about potential wartime plans now or else risk being disappointed by delays in Tokyo.
Is Facebook a Failed State?
In deciding what to do about Donald Trump, the platform’s own “Supreme Court” punted.
‘Minari’ Is About Korean American Faith as Well as Family
The U.S.-Korea relationship has always been shaped by Korean Christianity.
Extending the Trump Ban Won’t Heal Facebook’s Deeper Sickness
Apple cutting the social media giant off from iPhone user data could force a healthy change.
Report Back Better
The State Department’s yearly human rights report may be the United States’ best tool for fighting sexual violence. Biden needs to get it right.