Israel’s Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Shameful and Immoral
Both Armenians and Jews have been the victims of premeditated mass murder. The Israeli government must put justice before political expediency and call the crime by its name.
This Banking Fraud Shows How Shady China’s Economy Remains
Beijing promises reforms, but won't take the steps that really matter.
India’s $7 Billion Election
How the vote got so expensive, and what it says about the country’s democracy.
Spain’s Political Deadlock Is Forever
The country’s snap election on April 28, its third in five years, may just be the prelude to another down the line.
Sri Lanka’s Perfect Storm of Failure
There were many chances to stop the Easter Sunday attacks. The government missed them all.
For Ecuador’s Lenín Moreno, Evicting Julian Assange Is Only the Beginning
The Ecuadorian president is seeking to broadly reverse Rafael Correa’s legacy.
Riyadh May Have Unleashed More Change Than It Can Handle
In the wake of social and economic reforms, some Saudis are speaking out.
Ukraine’s Pretend President Now Faces a Real Test
In his fight against corruption, Zelensky will face real challenges—not least from his own constituents.
Can China Deliver a Better Belt and Road?
Beijing promises greener and fairer projects, but it has to keep its promises at home as well.
Japan Pushes the Speed Limit on Trade Talks
Tokyo wants to swerve past Trumpian pitfalls—and get a deal done.
Brazil’s Murder Rate Finally Fell—and by a Lot
Bolsonaro will claim credit for the good news, but his policies may erase the country’s hard-won gains.
Russia Has Won the Information War in Turkey
The Kremlin doesn’t even need fake news to push its agenda on Turkish social media. Because domestic disinformation is rampant, Moscow has managed to infect both sides of the debate.
Delhi Crime and Punishment
Netflix’s hit show Delhi Crime documents the changes rocking Indian society—and not all of them are good.
Dumping One Government Won’t Fix Mali
March’s deadly massacre exposed the lack of progress since the country’s peace accords—and the many political and security reforms that are needed.
Notre Dame Is Setting Macron’s Agenda Ablaze
A national catastrophe is ruining the French president’s plans for a revival.
Politics Without Parties
From Poland to Iceland, citizens’ groups are taking matters into their own hands and bringing about genuine political change from outside the party system.
Mueller’s Bombshells Are About Putin, Not Trump
The special counsel’s report reveals a disorganized government with unclear lines of authority—and not just in Washington.
The Billionaire and the Mayor Disrupting Taiwan’s Elections
Star politician Han Kuo-yu or Foxconn leader Terry Gou could lead the country — if they can convince people they don't work for China.
U.N. Bureaucrats Just Want the Rohingya Off Their Plate
Dumping refugees on a doomed island in Bangladesh is as callous as it is predictable.