Around the world, political freedom isn’t just slipping away—it’s getting dragged down by fervent enemies.
A newly translated novel portrays the European Union’s search for meaning as a historical reckoning—and a comedy of manners.
Richard Holbrooke was a symbol of his country’s promise as a superpower—and its decline.
David Shulman’s diaries of resisting the Israeli occupation show the limits of activism in the face of rampant dispossession and despair.
Hotel Mumbai is a tale of courage. It is also a worrying reminder of India’s security flaws.
A glitz and glam song competition turns political.
Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece may be Oscar worthy, but it fails to address the problems of Latin American households.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has tried to keep the Islamist group in check, but the situation in Gaza is as unstable as ever.