Brazil’s Car Wash Investigation Faces New Pressures
Five years in, the mammoth corruption probe, beset by scandal, shows no signs of slowing down.
China’s Outrage Culture Packs a Mean Punch
UBS is the latest company to cave to irrational but politically powerful demands.
China Is Winning the Solar Space Race
The United States should be leading on the energy of the future — but it keeps blowing its chances.
How to Speak Out and Stay Hidden in Hong Kong
Protest veterans have developed new tactics—but so have the police.
Hezbollah Isn’t Just in Beirut. It’s in New York, Too.
The trial of a senior operative reveals the extent of the terrorist organization’s reach in the United States and Canada.
Belgium’s Beijing Embassy Calls Chinese Cops on Uighur Family
Belgian officials say their small country can't risk offending China.
How Hindu Nationalism Went Mainstream
And what that means for Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party
AI Can Thrive in Open Societies
The belief that China’s surveillance gives it an advantage is misleading—and dangerous.
Mohammed bin Salman’s Fake Anti-Extremist Campaign
The Saudi crown prince vowed to crack down on radical clerics—but the victims have mostly been advocates for moderate Islam.
Britain’s Tories Bravely Put Party Before Country
Internal fights among the Conservatives have wrecked the U.K.—and Labour isn’t much better.
China Is Bluffing in the Trade War
Chinese leaders say they can effectively retaliate against Trump’s tariffs. They’re wrong.
Modi’s Nationalism Is Spoiling His Global Brand
India’s leader has to mix a muscular foreign policy with a softer touch.
How to End Israel’s Political Impasse
A dysfunctional electoral system stopped Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a government. The country needs to enact two simple reforms, or it will face perpetual stalemate.
Russians Are Getting Sick of Church
Orthodox Christianity—and Vladimir Putin—are at the center of the country’s newest culture war.
The United States’ Antitrust Laws Can’t Match Saudi Aramco
Congress should pass NOPEC to give America a fighting chance against oil cartels.
Hong Kongers Won’t Bow to Beijing. But Their Leaders Will.
The city’s leaders are answerable to the party, not the public.
Nuclear Disarmament’s Lessons for Climate Change.
If we can ban nukes, we can ban carbon emissions. Here’s how.