Everyone writes off the European Union as dull and prone to fracture. But the last decade shows that Brussels is smarter than Beijing, London, Moscow, and Washington.
Seventy-five years after the first nuclear bomb fell, we are grateful it hasn’t happened again, mystified it didn’t, and terrified it still might.
The COVID-19 crisis could lead to a modern-day New Deal—but only if Democrats have the courage to replace failed economic policies with radical reforms.
The pandemic proved, once and for all, that the world can’t be flat. But global trade can recover—if we rewrite the rules.
The coronavirus pandemic won’t automatically lead to reforms. Great upheavals only bring systemic change when reformers have a plan—and the power to implement it.
The United States has abdicated its dominant role. Here’s how to fill the gap.
They swept the issue under the rug, and even Thomas Jefferson realized that civil war was inevitable before he died on July 4, 1826. But history could have taken a different direction.
The furor over police abuse of Black communities is raising new questions about the original sin of America’s Founding Fathers.
Neoconservatism has died, and liberal internationalism is discredited. Perhaps it’s time to return to the ideas of one of the last century’s greatest realists.
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 president’s military parade only furthers his vision of a dumbed-down America that may no longer be up to the task of global leadership.
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?