The Racial Violence of Climate Change
It’s time to speak plainly about the deadly effects of global warming—and their unjust impact across racial lines.
As China Rises, Britain and Australia Need Closer Security Ties
Drinking more shiraz isn’t enough to counter Beijing.
How World War II Code-Breakers Created the Modern Digital World
In “Geniuses at War,” David A. Price convincingly recounts a heroic and tragic tale.
Labour’s Victory Is Little Comfort for a Party Back On Its Heels
Thursday’s by-election in the United Kingdom has done little to patch together a divided opposition.
Biden Is Falling Into the Same Trap With Europe as Obama
Washington’s myopic focus on Berlin and Brussels is a grave mistake. The rest of Europe shouldn’t be flyover country.
The First Draft Account of the U.K.’s COVID-19 Catastrophe Is Damning
A new book gives the backstory of a dysfunctional early response.
Tom Tugendhat Is the British MP China Hates Most
A stalwartly anti-Beijing figure doesn’t quite fit his party’s mold.
Myanmar Pressure Campaign Stalls at the United Nations
The military regime’s neighbors resist sanctions, fearing it would divide regional powers.
Kwasi Kwarteng Is a Brilliant Man in a Bad Role
The Black British Conservative politician keeps being pushed forward to cover his party on race.
India Gives Up Its Anti-Colonial Obsessions and Embraces Europe
In response to China’s rise, New Delhi casts off anti-Western baggage.
Before Jihadi John, There Was George Blake
The British KGB double agent was a forerunner of today’s radicalized Western jihadis.
The United Kingdom Dispatches HMS Queen Elizabeth to Confront China
Are U.S. allies finally rallying around Washington’s more aggressive stance toward Beijing?
Sturgeon’s Vision for Independence Is on the Ballot in Scotland
The first minister’s party will almost certainly win the election this week, but the nationalist movement still faces divisions of its own.
Trade Deals Primarily Promote Stability, Not Trade
And the new agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union does the opposite.
A New Sanctions Strategy to Contain Putin’s Russia
It’s time for America and Europe to start putting serious economic pressure on Putin’s regime.
The U.K. Still Knows How to Punch Above Its Weight
The recent defense review lays out how to be a midsize power in a superpower world.
Boris Johnson’s Buffoonery Is No Longer Funny
The publication of the British prime minister’s cellphone number is the latest debacle to hit a scandal-plagued government.
Gordon Brown Is a Model for Post-Power Politicians
New rules are needed to give retired leaders a clear role.
Boris Johnson’s Climate Rhetoric Lacks a Real Blueprint for Change
For the post-Brexit United Kingdom, climate leadership is easier aspired to than achieved.