Apple TV+ premieres series by the director of “Homeland” that captivated Israelis this summer.
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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.
The most persuasive portrait of Angela Merkel’s decision-making five years ago is featured in a new television film.
“The Madman Theory” hands Trump a foreign-policy report card.
Anne Applebaum wants to understand rising illiberalism but is clinging to a Cold War moral framework that no longer applies.
A murder mystery is an indictment of Australia’s draconian immigration policy that has left many legitimate asylum-seekers detained, deported, or dead.
A historian explores how Beijing has tackled its statistical woes over the years.
A new book advances a robust defense of the U.S. system of alliances. A post-pandemic world requires adaptation and renewed coordination against common threats.
Megha Majumdar’s bestselling novel “A Burning” begins with a train in flames. But what really gets torched is the Indian Dream.
An important new book details the carefully calculated rise of a modern-day tsar.
The former national security advisor wrote a book about an ignorant president—but refuses to learn anything himself.