The One Thing Modern Voters Hate Most
Charges of corruption are toppling leaders at a growing clip. That's a good thing for global politics.
‘It Was Nothing Short of Treasonous’
How people in the United States and Russia responded to the Helsinki summit.
Trump on Putin: The U.S. President’s Views, In His Own Words
A history of contradictory statements from 2015 to the present.
There’s No Such Thing as a Stable Career
Job insecurity has always been a fact of life. Just ask chimney sweeps, lectors, and telephone operators.
How Conservation Became Colonialism
Indigenous people, not environmentalists, are the key to protecting the world’s most precious ecosystems.
How Venezuela Struck It Poor
The tragic — and totally avoidable — self-destruction of one of the world’s richest oil economies.
State of the Trade Wars
Tracking U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the retaliatory measures other countries are taking.
Two Years Later, No Amnesty for the GOP’s Never Trump Camp
Many remain critical, others have repented, but all are shut out from the Trump State Department.
Royal Weddings Are a Fairy Tale. They Used to Be High-Stakes Diplomacy.
Once upon a time, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would have been instruments of foreign-policy ambition.
Mapped: 38 U.S. Ambassadorships Remain Empty
With crucial diplomatic positions vacant, the United States is losings its influence.
An Obscure Magazine From 1934 Predicted the Nazi Genocide
What a long-lost magazine teaches us about demagoguery and our response to it.
Germany’s Family Feud
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.
For Once We Were Strangers
In Israel, thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers are stuck in limbo. Photographer Kobi Wolf documents a national crisis.
U.S. Diplomats Stuck in Medical Limbo
State Department officials with special needs children face a byzantine bureaucracy that often denies them critical care.