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The most important takeaway from the killing of Qassem Suleimani doesn’t just have to do with Iran.
Seoul seemed to have the virus under control. But religion and politics have derailed plans.
It’s too late to defeat the Assad regime, but a humanitarian intervention by the EU and NATO could prevent countless deaths and another massive refugee crisis.
A historic murder trial ahead of parliamentary elections could boost liberal democratic forces over the populist ruling party.
Israel has long resisted the South Africa analogy, but the U.S. government’s support for annexation is making it a reality.
Health experts are concerned by the rising number of virus cases in Italy and Iran.
Communism and democratic socialism won’t heal today’s political divisions. But social democracy—which helped ward off extremism following World War II—could.
Capitalism is still the best way to handle risk and boost innovation and productivity.
Global warming could launch socialists to unprecedented power—and expose their movement’s deepest contradictions.
Fragments of the wall have become museum pieces. But with the rise of extremist parties in Germany, the debate over the barrier’s legacy is anything but history.