How to End Israel’s Political Impasse
A dysfunctional electoral system stopped Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a government. The country needs to enact two simple reforms, or it will face perpetual stalemate.
Mexico’s Other Border
Plus: Observers fear spiraling violence in Sudan, a scandal erupts in Brazil, and the other stories we're following today.
Kazakhstan’s Second-Ever President Can’t Tolerate Protest
Nazarbayev’s successor has an impressive foreign profile but a raft of domestic problems.
Hong Kong’s Last Stand
Plus: Mexico faces new pressure on immigration, Germany meets with Iran, and what to watch in the world this week.
Kazakhstan’s Fake Vote Might Wake Up Civil Society
The nominal resignation of a longtime autocrat has sparked new hopes.
Did the Left Really Win in Denmark?
The Social Democrats are poised to lead the next government, but after adopting the far-right’s anti-immigration agenda the party isn’t what it used to be.
May Leaves, Brexit Remains
Plus: Hong Kong prepares for protest over mainland extradition, Ethiopia tries to mediate in Sudan, and the other stories we're following today.
Modi Reimagines India’s Role in the World
No longer just a balancer, the prime minister wants to make India a major power in its own right. And his cabinet pick shows he’s serious about doing so.
Trump Arrives in London
Plus: Mexico prepares to meet U.S. officials over trade, a threat to Merkel's ruling coalition, and what to watch in the world this week.
There’s Nothing Behind Boris Johnson’s Clown Mask
A brief survey of the likely future U.K. prime minister’s very long—and very thin—resume.
Will Netanyahu Survive?
Plus: Trump slaps tariffs on Mexico and weighs in on British politics, and the other stories we're following today.
Israel Is at Peace (With Itself)
The country can’t form a government, its peace process is permanently stalled—and things have never been better.
Mixed Messages on Iran
Plus: Stocks fall again amid trade war, Netanyahu misses his government deadline, and the other stories we're following today.
Kushner’s Middle East Peace Plan Goes on Tour
Plus: Macron and Merkel remain divided over EU leadership, and the other stories we're following today.
France Lives in Macron’s World Now
The French president has started the political revolution he always wanted—and the outcome is dangerously uncertain.
Leaders Meet Over EU’s Future
Plus: Netanyahu faces a deadline to form a coalition, a mass stabbing in Japan, and what to watch in the world this week.
The Modi Mystery
Poor economic performance should have hurt the prime minister at the polls. Instead, appeals to nationalism won him the vote.
Modi Wins Big—What’s Next?
Plus: A ruling on same-sex relations in Kenya, May's departure date, and the other stories we're following today.