No More Trans-Atlantic Love Fest as Biden Heads to Europe
Europe and the United States were never going to be the reunited couple in a geopolitical rom-com.
How Will Moscow Use Its Energy Leverage Over Europe?
The Kremlin holds one of the keys to resolving Europe’s energy crisis.
In U.S.-China Standoff, Is America a Reliable Ally?
Sowing doubts about Washington is a potent weapon for Beijing. But even after Afghanistan, U.S. strategy in Asia remains intact.
A Nobel for Journalists Is a Direct Challenge to Authoritarians
Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov’s award will make leaders like Duterte and Putin think twice before attacking reporters—but only if democratic governments bolster the free press.
Biden’s Vague Muddle of a Trade Policy for China
The administration should stop agonizing over Beijing and focus on trade with everyone else instead.
AUKUS, the Quad, and India’s Strategic Pivot
As Joe Biden and Narendra Modi meet in Washington, the business of balancing China enters a serious phase.
Don’t Underestimate the AUKUS Rift With France
Paris doesn’t speak for Europe, but it can disrupt transatlantic ties.
Inside Biden’s Presidential UNGA Debut
The U.S. president has yet to convince the world that a post-Trump America is here to stay.
Spat With France Overshadows Biden Debut at UNGA
France recalls its envoys to Washington and Canberra over a dispute ahead of the major U.N. summit.
Russia’s Crazy Sham Election
To retain control in this weekend’s Duma elections, the Kremlin has reached very deep into its bag of tricks.
Why Putin Is Obsessed With ‘Foreign Agents’
The Kremlin’s latest crackdown could ultimately backfire.
America’s Pandemic Travel Bans No Longer Make Sense
A thoughtless, unscientific policy of closed borders—even to vaccinated travelers—does a little more damage every day.
On Abraham Accords Anniversary, Biden Is Tepid About Israeli-Arab Peace
A historic breakthrough has been dragged into partisan politics.
Biden Must Move Fast to Replace WHO’s Tedros
It will take an all-out diplomatic blitz to block the director-general’s impending reelection.
Biden Is Running a Hostage Negotiation With the Taliban
Making concessions now will only encourage terrorism.
Are Indo-Russian Ties the Next Casualty of Great-Power Shifts?
The fall of Kabul may have widened the rift between New Delhi and Moscow.