Breaking up monopolies was the first step in fighting Hitler.
In the middle of World War II, Tehran became a haven for both Jewish and Catholic Polish refugees who were welcomed as they arrived from Soviet Central Asia.
U.S. strategy in Syria has long been plagued by short-term thinking, while Russia, Turkey, and Iran played a long game. Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is just the latest chapter in Washington’s bungled approach to the region.
Defining “us” and “them” is crucial for the success of far-right parties, and the boundaries are constantly shifting.
Putin’s propaganda portrayed Ukraine as a fascist state filled with anti-Semites. Despite Ukrainians’ election of a Jewish president, the image has stuck.
Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged a new dawn as president, but the secretary-general of his own party has built a web of corruption that thrives on darkness.
In the world’s biggest democracy, good politics often have nothing to do with good economics.
Saudi Arabia is fighting for a dangerous monopoly on Islamic thought.
The U.S. military has long relied on women to entertain the troops. Here’s how that’s slowly changing.