The U.S. Constitution is breaking down in ways that its designers recognized from history—and thought they had guarded against.
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A new book offers riveting and memorable reporting, though it falls back on outdated narratives of a country that has moved on.
The French Senegalese writer David Diop revises the modernist archetype with a protagonist long excluded from World War I literature: the African soldier on the front lines.
The former U.S. president frankly assesses foreign leaders he met—and many fail to earn his esteem.
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In a new book, Fareed Zakaria draws some hard but unavoidable conclusions about dealing with future viruses.
Apple TV+ premieres series by the director of “Homeland” that captivated Israelis this summer.
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The bestselling book “Caste” brilliantly frames racial hierarchies in the United States but largely ignores the horrors of India’s caste structure.
The TV drama “Ertugrul” reveals how neo-Ottoman fantasies are finding an enthusiastic audience in a country that struggles with Saudi and Western influence.
‘Under Beijing’s Shadow’ lays out in compelling detail how China is working to dominate the region.