Putin’s propaganda portrayed Ukraine as a fascist state filled with anti-Semites. Despite Ukrainians’ election of a Jewish president, the image has stuck.
Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged a new dawn as president, but the secretary-general of his own party has built a web of corruption that thrives on darkness.
In the world’s biggest democracy, good politics often have nothing to do with good economics.
Saudi Arabia is fighting for a dangerous monopoly on Islamic thought.
The U.S. military has long relied on women to entertain the troops. Here’s how that’s slowly changing.
Autocrats and counterfeit democrats have perfected the art of rigging polls to stay in power — without breaking any laws.
Netanyahu came close to ordering airstrikes in 2010 — but was thwarted by his own security chiefs.
Endless elections, unqualified leaders, uninformed voters, and short-term thinking are impeding economic growth.
As state-backed companies' debts mount, China faces an inevitable slowdown.
Solar power is the world’s most promising clean energy solution, but governments must abandon outdated policies for it to succeed.