Italy’s Economic Recovery Plan Needs to Think Local
Already a circular economy leader in technology, Italy must involve communities if its “green recovery” is to succeed.
The Real Reason Britain Gambled at Gallipoli
A new book argues that Churchill’s famous folly was ultimately about food, fear, and free trade.
Biden Plans Big Pledge on U.S. Emissions Cuts
Washington wants to reclaim climate leadership and get other major countries to ramp up ambitions.
The United Kingdom Finally Acknowledges Its Hard-Power Limits
In its new defense and foreign-policy posture, the country is no longer trying to punch above its weight.
Britain’s Post-Brexit Foreign Policy Can Be a Force for Good
Boris Johnson shouldn’t shy away from global leadership and the morally driven approach that protected Kosovars and Iraqi Kurds in the 1990s.
Is Leaving Afghanistan Misguided or Overdue?
Biden’s withdrawal announcement is meant to end a 20-year war, but Washington has been dragged back into conflicts before.
Sputnik V’s Biggest Legacy May Be Political Turmoil
In Eastern European countries that have accepted the Russian vaccine, destabilization has followed.
The Future of Solar Is Small
Local community projects are already powering parts of London and could pave the way for a green transition.
How Brexit Lit the Fuse in Northern Ireland
Loyalist fears that Boris Johnson is abandoning them have sparked a wave of violence that could endanger the Good Friday Agreement.
Ukraine Needs a Clear Path to NATO Membership
Russia’s recent aggression along its border shows why Kyiv needs decisive action from the alliance.
The ICC’s Israel Investigation Could Backfire
It’s more likely to inflame nationalist sentiments than change anything on the ground.
Is Russia Preparing to Go to War in Ukraine?
Troop buildup near Ukraine’s border is the largest since 2014.
Sanctions Won’t Stop Nord Stream 2. Diplomacy Will.
Quiet negotiations with Berlin can do what economic coercion can’t.
It’s Time to Take Bernard-Henri Lévy Seriously
A close reading of the philosophical career, and influence, of France’s most ridiculed public intellectual.
Britain’s Immigration Overhaul Is Shortsighted
The United Kingdom needs to prepare for future climate migrants rather than obsessing over asylum-seekers.
How Erdogan Got His Groove Back
It’s been a difficult and dizzying few months for Turkey—which is just the way the president likes it.