Build the Wall—To Keep Out the BMWs and Benzes
Trump’s threatened trade war against European cars would hurt America most.
In Yemen, Targeting of Aid Workers Risks Unraveling Crisis
Houthi rebels’ attacks on aid workers could deepen the country’s humanitarian crisis.
Trump Accidentally Just Triggered Global Nuclear Proliferation
Before the United States killed it, the INF Treaty didn’t just stem the arms race with Russia—it stopped the spread of nuclear weapons around the world.
Here’s How Trump Can Hasten Maduro’s Exit
Thoughtful U.S. policies could help restore Venezuela’s democracy.
India Has a Lesson for Trump: National Emergencies Are a Disaster for Democracy
Indira Gandhi's Emergency damaged Indians' rights — and gave the opposition a cause to unify against.
Hanoi Is Happy Cozying Up to Trump
At the U.S.-North Korea summit, the host may be the biggest winner.
CIA Lies Low, Waiting for Trump Storm to Pass
With Dan Coats’s job as director of national intelligence on the line, senior CIA officials avoid criticizing the president.
The Secret Lives of Arab Princesses
Most women in the Arab world are disadvantaged—and the most privileged women often have it worst of all.
Lebanon Is Facing an Economic and Environmental Disaster
Rather than rushing to punish Hezbollah, the United States should be shoring up the country’s new government to avoid state collapse.
Russian Military Says Nyet to the Internet
Putin wants soldiers to stop revealing secrets of his shadow wars on their social media pages.
Britannia Helps Rule the Waves
The Royal Navy’s return to Asia can guarantee the freedom of the seas.
In Bosnia, a Migrant Way Station Is Becoming a Winter Prison
For years, the country remained untouched by the global migrant crisis, but now, even in a place where many people were once refugees, tensions are on the rise.
Start the North Korea Hearings. And the Saudi Arabia Hearings. And the China Hearings…
How can Congress avoid getting sidelined on foreign policy? There’s only one right answer.
Growth Alone Won’t Help the Poor
Nigeria shows that economic growth combined with rising inequality won’t lift people out of poverty. The country’s next government should heed the lesson.
Scotland’s Marriage of Inconvenience
As Brexit looms, Edinburgh may forge its own path on the world stage.
Narendra Modi Should Calm Tensions in Kashmir Rather Than Inflame Them
India and the United States must pressure Pakistan to stop sponsoring terrorism, but New Delhi could do much more to quell the anger fueling unrest in Kashmir.
Trump’s U.N. Envoy Post Is Up for Grabs Again
Heather Nauert’s withdrawal has opened doors to a new cast of diplomatic aspirants seeking to fill Nikki Haley’s shoes.
It’s Legal to Sell Sex in Amsterdam, But Don’t Expect the Same Rights As Other Workers.
The famously permissive Dutch city is cracking down on prostitution, relocating sex workers, and discriminating against those employed in the industry.