2022: The Year’s Best Stories
Xi Starts His Third Term With Failure Upon Failure
China’s autocrat has had a surprisingly bad year.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken canceled a much-anticipated visit to China after the discovery of a Chinese surveillance balloon flying over U.S. territory. The very public spat over ...Show more
The new Israeli government is said to be the most far-right, religiously extreme, and ultranationalist coalition in the country’s history, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-ser...Show more
Over the last year, the United States has launched dynamic and escalating sanctions to hurt Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. The moves haven’t prevented Putin from waging...Show more
John Bolton was once the enfant terrible of the Republican Party. Is he now its conscience?
An alarming blunder may convince the U.S. public to take Beijing’s threats seriously.
The government says the state of emergency will facilitate rescue work. In Syria, it's unclear whether the government will help or hurt aid efforts.
A landmark class-action lawsuit in South Africa could set a precedent for holding multinational corporations responsible for environmental damages.