The World Needs to Reopen Borders Before It’s Too Late
Even as they struggle to control the pandemic, governments should move quickly to reopen borders instead of giving in to xenophobia, nationalism, and illusions of autarky.
The End of Immigration Detention Doesn’t Mean the End of Fortress Europe
The coronavirus pandemic temporarily ended the practice of detaining and deporting asylum-seekers in many countries, but harsher border controls could make reaching Europe and the United States harder than ever.
The Galwan Killings Are the Nail in the Coffin for China and India’s Relationship
India was already uneasy with China. Now it’s furious.
In Canada, Patience Wearing Thin Over Trump’s Antics
A threat to militarize the border and attempts to hold up lifesaving medical supplies have roiled the calmest of countries.
Flying Home During the Pandemic: Expensive, Demanding, and Dangerous
Our author braves closing borders and airport chaos to catch one of the few planes still flying.
A Desperate Scramble to Prevent the Pandemic at a U.S.-Mexico Border Camp
With 2,500 asylum-seekers packed in tightly and no coronavirus tests available, doctors and volunteers are doubtful that education will be enough to prevent the spread of the virus.
In the Line of Fire Along Kashmir’s Line of Control
Since India revoked Kashmiri autonomy in August, local villagers have been living in fear amid cross-border gunfire and unexploded shells.
Liberals Need National Borders
The immigration issue is there for the taking for Democrats—if they don’t treat it as a culture war.
Gibraltar Will Never Accept Shared Sovereignty
The Spanish government seems to think the British overseas territory will sacrifice its sovereignty for the sake of convenience after Brexit. It is wrong.
Trump May Have $21 Billion in Military Funds Available for the Wall
The president plans to sign a federal spending bill and declare a national emergency to bankroll his long-promised border wall.
U.S. Military Readies to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall
The Pentagon is looking through its accounts for spare change in case the president declares a national emergency.
Our Best Weekend Reads
Including Trump’s surprising comments on Syria and Afghanistan and a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon.
Will Pelosi Be the First to Out-Bully Trump?
Their clash over the wall represents two irreconcilable views of America—portending no end to the shutdown.
Theresa May’s Government Is Steering Britain Toward an Iceberg
The Conservative Party's negotiating strategy is premised on telling the EU one thing and British voters another. Doublespeak won't deliver a deal; it will lead to economic and political disaster.
Spain Rescued a Ship. It Won’t Rescue Europe.
The new Spanish prime minister has refused to follow Italy in a race to the bottom, but that doesn’t mean that Madrid will lead the EU to adopt more humane migration policies.
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.
The U.S.-Mexico Relationship Has Survived and Thrived Under Trump
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the neighbors are finding ways to make it work.
Draft DHS Report Called for Long-Term Surveillance of Sunni Muslim Immigrants
Those fitting broad “at-risk” profiles would be targeted for continuous vetting.