Bolsonaro’s Teflon Wears Off
The unpopular Brazilian president suggests he could challenge the results of next year’s election.
The Global Networks Working to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
A web of treaties, agreements, and nonprofits is dedicated to curbing nukes. Some hope to get rid of them altogether.
Chinese-U.S. Split Is Forcing Singapore to Choose Sides
There is no sweet spot to keep both Beijing and Washington happy, but that hasn’t kept Singapore from trying.
France Bids Adieu to Its Military Mission in West Africa
But banishing the neocolonial approach is easier said than done.
Beijing Eyes New Military Bases Across the Indo-Pacific
Tanzania, Cambodia, and the UAE are on China’s wish list—and now Kiribati, within striking distance of Hawaii.
How World War II Code-Breakers Created the Modern Digital World
In “Geniuses at War,” David A. Price convincingly recounts a heroic and tragic tale.
Killer Flying Robots Are Here. What Do We Do Now?
A new generation of AI-enabled drones could be used to terrible ends by rogue states, criminal groups, and psychopaths.
Will More Ethnic Minority Organizations Join Myanmar’s Revolution?
The deposed civilian government’s bad relations with some groups undermine the unity of the anti-coup movement.
Russia Policy Puts Biden Under Pressure Across Europe
Ukraine has the most to gain in Biden’s emerging Russia policy—and the most to lose.
India Drops a Bombshell
The country is abolishing its centuries-old Ordnance Factory Board. That won’t fix the problems that plague its military equipment.
The Lebanese Army Needs Cash
The force is the United States’ best partner in the country, but should Washington pay up?
Myanmar’s Military Is a Force of Chaos, Not Stability
The junta says it is keeping the country together. Governments must stop buying its brutal excuses.
Nigeria’s Military Is Part of the Problem. It’s Also the Solution.
Soldiers don’t belong on the streets—and the army is uniquely placed to pressure the government for police reforms to tackle rampant insecurity.
Myanmar Pressure Campaign Stalls at the United Nations
The military regime’s neighbors resist sanctions, fearing it would divide regional powers.
Israel’s Iron Dome Won’t Last Forever
The recent war in Gaza exposes the limits of a key pillar of the country’s defense strategy.
Myanmar’s Opposition Wants U.S. Intervention. Here Are Some Options.
Washington has choices, from imposing no-fly zones to tightening sanctions.
Inside Washington’s Fight to Save Afghans Who Saved Americans
Afghan interpreters were promised U.S. visas. Now, red tape may cost them their lives.
In Colombia, Violence Against Protesters Is Exploding
The United States should invoke the Leahy Law to stop paying for it.