The United States Is Going After China’s Banks
Using the financial 'death penalty' may be dangerous overreach.
Iran Overtures Are the Latest Setback for Bolton
Trump’s hawkish national security advisor may be losing credibility fast as the president pushes diplomacy, observers say.
Document of the Week: Trump Administration Shrinks Iran’s U.S. Footprint
With the State Department imposing new travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, New York City influencers trek across town to see Tehran’s foreign minister.
Cyberdeterrence Needs People, Not Weapons
Mass mobilization might be the best line of defense in a world of online warfare.
Guatemala Cancels on Trump
Plus: Iran says it will talk—if U.S. sanctions end, Italy presents a migration plan, and what to watch in the world this week.
Argentina, Iran, and the Enduring Mystery Surrounding the Death of a Special Prosecutor
On the podcast: Alberto Nisman accused Argentina’s president of covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Then he was shot in the head.
How Europe Can Save What’s Left of the Iran Nuclear Deal
With the help of Russia and China, European leaders can prevent the total collapse of the 2015 agreement—and keep the region safer.
Iran’s Breach Too Far
Thanks to its advances in nuclear technology, the country may be closer to a bomb than ever.
Trump’s Joint Chiefs Nominee Accused of Sexual Misconduct
News of the allegations surfaces at a time of unusual turmoil in the Pentagon’s top ranks.
Iran Faces New U.S. Sanctions Threat
Plus: A chemical weapons investigation in Syria, pension reform in Brazil, and the other stories we’re following today.
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.
Reining in Iraq’s Paramilitaries Will Just Make Them Stronger
How the Popular Mobilization Forces are taking over the Iraqi state from within.
Will More Talks Resolve Venezuela’s Crisis?
Plus: French officials travel to Tehran, Trump attacks Britain’s ambassador, and the other stories we’re following today.
Iran and the United States Battle It Out in Iraq
Iraq’s Shiite militias are doing Iran’s bidding against the United States. Baghdad won’t be able to dismantle them.
Unraveling of Iran Nuclear Deal Exposes Europe’s Weakness
It was the U.S. versus 28 EU nations. Guess who’s winning?
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.
Iran Isn’t Trying to Build a Bomb Tomorrow. It Wants Sanctions Relief.
Iran’s decision to surpass uranium enrichment limits isn’t a dangerous provocation. It’s a calculated effort to get European leaders to reinforce the nuclear deal and halt the drift toward war.
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.