How Bad History Feeds Far-Right Fantasies
Justifying colonialism’s atrocities plays a toxic role in politics today.
White Evangelicals Have Turned on Refugees
Churches ditched visions of global salvation for a cold nativism.
Trump Is Playing Chicken With Children’s Lives
The U.S. child welfare system is strained to its limits. Family separation could push it over the edge.
Tech Companies Are Ruining America’s Image
The United States has become identified with the global internet economy — for better and worse.
The U.S.-Mexico Relationship Has Survived and Thrived Under Trump
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the neighbors are finding ways to make it work.
China’s Understanding of Global Order Shouldn’t Be Ours
Contrary to what Niall Ferguson suggests, if the liberal international system gets reduced to economics, it will no longer exist.
America Is Nowhere Near a Constitutional Crisis
Even if Donald Trump fires Robert Mueller, the country's constitutional system still wouldn't be threatened.
The Worst 1st Year of Foreign Policy Ever
Most presidents struggle in their first year as commander in chief. But Donald Trump got tired of winning before he started.
Survey: Mexico’s View of U.S. Turns Drastically Negative
Mexican approval of the United States is the lowest it has been in over a decade, but many still want to move to America.
The Kurds Are Not Children
They have earned their independence, and the West must get out of the way.
Trump’s Lies About James Comey Keep Unraveling
The president said his first FBI director lost the confidence of the rank-and-file. Newly released government documents prove otherwise.
Could Donald Trump Lose in the GOP Primaries?
It’s more likely than you might think. And it’s not too early to see how a challenger could win.
Stephen Miller Has a Point, You Cosmopolitans
Liberals need to understand that immigration isn't necessarily always good for America.
Forget Purple Mountains’ Majesty
With corporate interests and climate change threatening America’s national parks, international cooperation and entrepreneurial competition might be the only things that keep them safe.
The End of History Is the Birth of Tragedy
Americans have forgotten that historic tragedies on a global scale are real. They’ll soon get a reminder.
Can Trump Pardon Himself?
If the current president has proved anything, it’s that there’s a first time for everything.
Has President Trump Learned to Love the United Nations?
Donald Trump came into office decrying the U.N. and NATO, two organizations he now can't seem to live with out.