The only way to prevent America’s two-party system from succumbing to extremism is to scrap it altogether.
The only way to save journalism is to make readers direct participants in making, and paying for, the media.
As political ties flourish, the country is taking tenuous steps to confront its Holocaust history. But it hasn’t gone far enough.
Even when the country wants a deal, at least four largely psychological impediments get in the way.
The United States has slapped sanctions on companies tied to Chinese repression. That may be just the start.
By abandoning the Kurds in Syria, Trump has undermined one of his central foreign policies.
Beijing can always outspend Taipei. It’s time to think small and mean.
The ruthless Syrian dictator is guilty of countless war crimes—and regrettably represents his country’s least bad remaining option.
The Trump administration’s maximum pressure strategy is working—just not in the way that matters most.
They won’t make up for backing out of Syria and failing to stand up to Iran.
There’s only one positive aspect to the disaster in Syria: It’s forcing an overdue conversation about U.S. grand strategy.
Western leaders long saw the authoritarian Meles Zenawi as an indispensable ally. Now, they’ve found a new hero in Abiy Ahmed. But is the Nobel Prize an effort to make amends or influence Ethiopia’s political future?