There Is No Check on Trump’s Rage Going Nuclear
An angry, entitled man has total control over devastating weapons.
Democrats Won’t Win by Being Trump Lite on Trade
International trade isn’t the problem—it’s Republican trade policies that have empowered corporations while leaving American workers behind.
Serbia Needs Kosovo’s Respect, Not Its Land
Peace talks have fallen apart again in the Balkans—but Greece and Macedonia show the proper way forward.
How to Prevent an Accidental War With Iran
With the dangers of miscalculation or misunderstanding high, Trump should act now to make sure the only wars the United States enters are the ones it really wants to.
Turkey Is Hungry for War With Cyprus
Erdogan has rarely been so weak at home—or so aggressive with his neighbors in the Mediterranean.
America Loves Excusing Its War Criminals
Bitter memories of impunity for U.S. soldiers still rankle even close allies.
Scott Morrison Won Australia’s Election Against All Odds. It Shouldn’t Have Come as a Surprise.
The Australian Labor Party made the same mistakes that have led to failure for center-left leaders across the globe—and the right is reaping the benefits.
Russia’s Military Exercises in the Arctic Have More Bark Than Bite
For now, cooperation still reigns.
Buddhist Anger Could Tear Sri Lanka Apart
Old hatreds are coming out in the aftermath of the Easter bombings.
A French Feminist Foreign Policy
France is the latest country to pledge allegiance to a gendered international focus. Will it work?
Universities Aren’t Ready for Trade War Casualties
American schools have become dependent on Chinese student money.
Britain Is Making Sexual Harassment a Hate Crime
A shift in how police departments handle complaints about men could save the lives of countless women.
What Will India Look Like If Modi Returns to Power?
Sunday's exit polls suggest the prime minister will get a second term. But while that may hurt India's liberal traditions, a further slide toward authoritarianism isn't likely.
Who Will Speak for the Tatars?
When Russia seized Crimea in 2014, a crackdown on the Muslim minority ensued.
For the Poor, Falling Poverty Numbers Aren’t Always Good News
Chronic poverty may be on the decline, but too many families still face cyclical poverty.
Iran Is Scaring Off Its Friends, Too
Even Tehran’s sympathizers in Europe and Asia are leery of its latest shifts in policy.
Iraq Is Not an Iranian Vassal State
These days, Tehran is having trouble getting what it wants from its neighbor—a development Washington can encourage by backing off.
Huawei Ban Means the End of Global Tech
As the United States and China square off, firms will be forced to decouple.
Estonia’s Natural Experiment in Fighting Right-Wing Populism
Two models have emerged for dealing with a new nationalist government—but it’s not clear which will prove more effective.
The End of Hong Kong Is Almost Here
Allowing extradition to China would be another nail in the coffin.