Duterte vs. God
The Philippine president likes to pick fights. But can he win against the Catholic Church?
López Obrador Is a Pragmatist, Not an Ideologue
Don’t expect Mexico’s new president to radically shift the country’s approach to foreign policy.
Lebanon Is Protecting Hezbollah’s Cocaine Trade in Latin America
The country's institutions are not a counterweight to Hezbollah, but its enablers.
Why Is Trump Going Soft on Hezbollah?
Barack Obama did too little to curb the militant group, especially in Latin America. Donald Trump should do more.
Only the Law Can Stop Duterte’s Murderous War on Drugs
Local lawyers are fighting to hold the Philippine government accountable. To win, they need international human rights groups to give them more help.
The Trump Team’s Blinkered Obsession With the Iran Deal Is Poisoning the Well
Opponents of the nuclear agreement have distorted the debate over U.S. policy in the Middle East.
It’s Time for the Justice Department to Hold Hezbollah Accountable
The U.S. government must answer tough questions about its efforts to stop the group’s drug trafficking activities.
Trump’s National Security Strategy Deserves to Be Ignored
The Trump administration claims — and fails — to provide a plan to keep Americans safe.
Kill All the Poppies
There’s no way to ever win against the Taliban if the heroin trade is left to flourish.
The United States Has a Lot Riding on the Honduras Election
Central America isn’t beyond repair, but there aren’t a lot of good people we can work with right now.
This Is the New Threat Driving the Opioid Crisis
Fentanyl is taking over the market. And it’s killing record numbers of people.
Searching the Communications of Americans Should Require a Warrant
Congress would be right to reform FISA.
What Will America Do With the U.S. Citizen It Is Holding as an Enemy Combatant?
The government has several options.
Mueller Is Right to Follow the Money
Ignoring financial evidence would severely hamstring most federal criminal investigations.
Trump Says Border Wall Will Stop Drugs. Here’s What a DEA Intel Report Says.
Many of the illegal drugs flowing into the United States come by air or sea.
The Law Should Treat Domestic Terror as the Equivalent of International Terror
There is no federal crime of domestic terrorism with which James Fields can be charged.
How Not to Handle the Opioid Crisis
America’s drug pushers aren’t in Mexico — they’re right at home.
Cocaine Is Booming in Colombia and the President Is Tanking
Can Pence keep Colombia from becoming another Venezuela?
Mexican Soccer Star Sanctioned for Drug Trafficking Ties
Rafa Marquez, Mexico’s captain, allegedly linked to Flores narco ring.