Defense Secretary Mark Esper is quiet, deferential—and on his way to becoming the Trump administration’s most influential player.
The youngest minister in Hassan Rouhani’s government is distancing himself from both conservatives and reformists—and it might be the recipe for political success in 2021.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit guru sees a quick departure from the EU as the best way to neutralize Britain’s far-right.
Italy’s next far-right superstar wants to keep migrants out while welcoming members of the Mussolini family into her party. If Italy holds early elections, she may become a key member of the next government.
Turkey’s soccer-obsessed president is engaging in a last-ditch effort to help his party hold on to power in Istanbul. Can Ekrem Imamoglu beat him at his own game?
If confirmed, Kelly Knight Craft would be the first U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who got started in politics as a campaign fundraiser and donor.
The interim vice president, Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagalo, was in charge of the brutal janjaweed militias. Now he is calling the shots in Khartoum.
A political newcomer is poised to become president by standing up for liberal democratic values—and seeking to halt the spread of right-wing populism across Central and Eastern Europe.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains exactly why Qassem Suleimani is so dangerous.
Mukesh Ambani is betting on a smartphone revolution—and spending big money to make it happen.
From the United States to Africa, Mary-Claire King has revolutionized the fight against breast cancer—again and again.
Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens never stopped grappling with loss—or fighting to live.