Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Communism and democratic socialism won’t heal today’s political divisions. But social democracy—which helped ward off extremism following World War II—could.
The last survivors of the Normandy invasion—and history's worst war—are almost gone. How long will the international system they helped create survive them?
Washington once mistakenly thought the crackdown would be temporary. It was wrong then, just as it’s wrong about a new Cold War now.
The United States caused many of the planet’s problems and can still unmake them—but only if its politicians face up to the challenge.
For decades, the country managed to avoid most problems suffered by dictatorships. Now Xi Jinping’s personal power play risks undermining everything that made China exceptional.
A new book argues that modern wars will be won with phones and laptops rather than tanks.
Bollywood’s dark hit comedy features a bureaucrat lost in India’s political jungles.