A Deeply Divided Israel Greets New Coalition Government
The “change government” of Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid promises little real change—other than an end to Netanyahu.
Afghan Air Force Could Be Grounded After U.S. Pullout
The one advantage the Afghan army had on the Taliban looks set to slip away with the hasty U.S. withdrawal.
Nepal’s Vaccine Disaster Has Left Millions Unprotected
Alleged corruption and geopolitical worries have created a deadly shortage.
Afghanistan Swamped by COVID-19’s Third Wave
The government dithered and denied the pandemic’s severity. Now, a health disaster looms.
South Korea’s Big Bet on Green Energy Is Bogged Down
Seoul is building massive offshore wind farms, but fishing rights and protectionist sentiment may get in the way.
Argentina Is the Pandemic’s Latest Hot Spot
An overloaded health system struggles to deal with a deadly second wave of the coronavirus.
Boko Haram Isn’t Nigeria’s Biggest Problem
Bandits in the country’s northwest are terrorizing civilians, destabilizing the region, and empowering jihadists.
Bibi Is Dethroned
After innumerable elections, Israel might have an alternative to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Gen Z Reclaims the Palestinian Cause
Youth activists on both sides of the Green Line have taken up the mantle abandoned by their ostensible leaders.
Why the Gaza Cease-Fire Won’t Mean Peace
The shooting has stopped, but the grievances that sparked the unrest are far from resolved.
The Fighting Is Over but Underlying Causes Remain
A truce between Israel and Hamas fails to address core issues, including the siege on Gaza.
Separatist Movements in Nigeria and Cameroon Are Joining Forces
Escalating pro-independence movements by Anglophone Cameroonians and Biafrans are igniting ethnic tensions and could threaten regional stability.
In Colombia, Violence Against Protesters Is Exploding
The United States should invoke the Leahy Law to stop paying for it.
How Fighting With the Palestinians Gave Israel’s Netanyahu a Political Lifeline
A threat to his rule has fizzled since the shooting began.
How War With the Palestinians Triggered Ethnic Violence in Israel
In mixed towns across the country, Arab and Jewish citizens turn on one another.
Mourning in India
Thanks to social media, grief has become collective—even as the pandemic has made it a lonely affair.
Sturgeon’s Vision for Independence Is on the Ballot in Scotland
The first minister’s party will almost certainly win the election this week, but the nationalist movement still faces divisions of its own.
Germany’s Post-Pacifist Generation Is Nearing Power
The world according to Annalena Baerbock, the Green Party candidate—and frontrunner to become chancellor.
The Global Gag Rule’s Long Shadow in Pakistan
Biden repealed major restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance, but anti-abortion ideology still limits crucial reproductive care in the places that need it most.