Why Does Israel Keep Assassinating Iranian Officials? Because It Works.
Targeting senior leaders critical to an enemy program makes strategic sense from Israel’s perspective.
China Owned My Mother’s Womb. Texas Owns Mine.
On both sides of the Pacific, women are fighting for their rights.
Britain’s Rwanda Deportation Policy Is a Cruel, Expensive Failure
Boris Johnson’s offshoring of asylum-seekers won’t stop the human smuggling trade—or deter people fleeing tyranny who are intent on reaching Britain.
America Is Losing Its Value Proposition
The future will not be pretty for the United States if it cannot rediscover some of the idealism that marked its long rise.
Peru’s Democracy Is Dying
Pedro Castillo promised leftist reform. His incompetency has left his country’s democracy on its last legs.
Biden’s Endgame Shouldn’t Be Victory for Ukraine
There is no realistic scenario for Ukraine to win. Washington should push for a settlement.
Here’s How to Help Ukraine Handle Putin’s Food Blockade
Creative storage and transport of the new harvest can undercut Russia’s weaponization of global hunger.
U.S. Aid to Saudi Arabia on Missile Defense Is Not Unconditional
Biden must make it clear to Saudi leaders that continued ballistic missile cooperation with China will jeopardize U.S. missile defense assistance.
Take Realist Arguments Over Russia in Good Faith
As Thucydides’s history shows, wielding power needs open debate.
The European Union Is Turning on China
Ukraine might be the last nail in the coffin for a friendly relationship.
Can Plea Bargains Save the ICC?
Negotiated settlements would allow the court to go after more bad actors and could even mitigate further atrocities.
How Biden Can Thwart Putin Loyalists in Bulgaria
Pro-Russian nationalists are close to taking power in Sofia. Washington can weaken them by offering recognition of North Macedonia’s nationhood.
Why the West Should Make Peace With Erdogan Now
He is the one unsavory character the West urgently needs better relations with.
It’s Time for Regulators to Put Crypto Down
A lack of rules has created fraudulent, bubble-driven markets.
The EU’s Balance of Power Is Shifting East
Russia’s war has opened up a vast strategic chasm within the European Union.
What the Fall of Empires Tells Us About the Ukraine War
Russia’s war can only be understood as a bloody post-imperial conflict.