The World This Weekend
Japan and South Korea continue a historic dispute while Turkey exits the F-35 program amid tensions with the United States.
Hong Kong’s Police Violence Is Stamped ‘Made in U.K.’
Modern riot control tactics were born in the city’s 1960s riots. Now they’re back with a vengeance.
Ich Bin Ein Hong Konger
How Hong Kong is turning into the West Berlin of the quasi-cold war between the West and China.
Can Hong Kong Export Its Protest Movement?
Plus: Russian missiles headed for Turkey, U.S. immigration raids, and the other stories we’re following today.
Xi Jinping Is Tsai Ing-wen’s Best Poster Boy
Taiwan’s president is getting a reelection boost from Beijing’s aggression.
The Brexit Debate Never Ends
Plus: Japan and South Korea’s diplomatic dispute, Mexico’s new finance minister, and the other stories we’re following today.
What Can Europe Do About Iran?
Plus: Sudan’s final transition deal, Parliament’s plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, and what to watch in the world this week.
The World This Weekend
Trump’s Washington celebrates a militaristic Fourth of July, protests surge in Hong Kong, and the European Union chooses new leadership.
Carrie Lam’s Regrets
A transcript of the Hong Kong leader’s remarks during a day of violent protests.
Can Hong Kong Keep Resisting?
Plus: Iran raises the stakes, the European Union hopes to break deadlock, and the other stories we’re following today.
The Dangerous Romance of Hong Kong Protests
The focus on drama risks ignoring the hard slog of resistance.
What to Make of Trump and Kim’s Surprise Meeting
Plus: Protests in Sudan, violence at a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong, and what to watch in the world this week.
Will China and the U.S. Resume Talks?
Plus: Iran's continuing war of words, Hong Kong activists eye G20 summit, and the other stories we’re following today.
In Hong Kong, the Freedom to Publish Is Under Attack
If the extradition law is eventually forced through the Hong Kong legislature, censorship of books will become commonplace in what has long been a bastion of publishing freedom.
One Country, Two Systems, Lots of Problems
Beijing’s soft sell to Taiwan and Hong Kong is falling apart.
Xi Meets Kim in North Korea
Plus: EU leaders discuss top jobs, Trudeau heads to the White House, and the other stories we’re following today.
Beijing Blames Foreigners When Hong Kongers March
Belief in foreign spies is projection about the Party's own overseas activities.
China’s Grip on Hong Kong
Plus: The U.N. report on Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, an exodus from Congo, and the other stories we’re following today.
Iran in Retreat From Nuclear Deal
Plus: Hong Kong enters its second week of protest, Mexico begins its migration crackdown, and what to watch in the world this week.