China’s Youth Are Trapped in the Cult of Nationalism
Dreams of liberalization have clashed against the reality of successful propaganda.
It’s Hard to Commemorate 9/11 If You Don’t Understand It.
Today’s university freshmen were born after the Twin Towers fell. In the Trump era, lack of historical perspective makes young people susceptible to alarmism and more likely to misread threats.
China’s AI Dreams Aren’t for Everyone
The Chinese government has big plans for artificial intelligence. Can it make them a reality in its education system?
At Europe’s Edge, Unwanted Migrants Are Stranded in an Unrecognized Country
Scammed by opportunistic agents, African students seeking a future in the EU have ended up stuck in Northern Cyprus—some of them left for dead.
Universities Aren’t Ready for Trade War Casualties
American schools have become dependent on Chinese student money.
The Brexit-Fueled Death of the British University
For centuries, British schools were the envy of the world. Now they’re scrambling to stay alive.
Liberté! Égalité! Overcrowded, Underfunded Universities!
Can Emmanuel Macron save France's higher education system by making it more American?
How China Managed to Play Censor at a Conference on U.S. Soil
The Beijing-backed Confucius Institute offers much-needed money to American universities — but with strings attached.
House Proposal Targets Confucius Institutes as Foreign Agents
The draft bill is the first legislative attempt to push back against the Chinese state-run programs.
Chinese Students in America Say ‘Not My President’
Young overseas Chinese make a rare show of dissent against Xi Jinping's power grab.
China’s Long Arm Reaches Into American Campuses
Beijing is stepping up efforts to inject party ideology into student life. Some Chinese students are crying foul.
The Best International Relations Schools in the World
The latest ranking of the top 50 IR programs for undergraduates, master's, and Ph.D.s.
It’s Never Been a Better Time to Study IR
Donald Trump has changed the world — and some people will understand it better than others.
ISIS’s War on Families Never Ended
The Islamic State's campaign for the hearts and minds of Syrian children may have laid the groundwork for its resurgence.
We Were Students Once … and Young: A Tribute to a Military-Heavy Public School
DoD families have much to offer American public schools.
7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying to Grad School
Some unsolicited advice from a survivor of the trenches.