Ask What You Can Do for Your Country
Western countries need national service programs, and Germany is leading the way.
As the West Panics, Putin Is Watching
The coronavirus crisis is exposing the West’s weaknesses—and adversaries of the U.S. and EU are paying close attention so they can exploit vulnerabilities in a future conflict.
The Myth of Democratic Socialism
The Nordic countries show the limits, not successes, of Bernie Sanders’s plans.
What the Right Gets Wrong About Socialism
As Scandinavia shows, it does feature plenty of public ownership—but also a thriving economy.
You Can’t Defeat Tomorrow’s Terrorists by Fighting Yesterday’s Enemy
Countries from Sri Lanka and Israel to the United States and Norway have failed to prevent attacks because their intelligence agencies were fixated on the last threat rather than the next one.
The Dark Web Enabled the Christchurch Killer
The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet.
The Road to Tehran Runs Through Oslo
Norway—and Oman—can help end the impasse over Iran sanctions by creating an externally-managed and guaranteed oil fund.
A New Cold Front in Russia’s Information War
As NATO’s footprint grows in Norway, Moscow may be using an espionage case to inflame the country’s internal divisions.
Norway’s Green Delusions
The country may seem a haven for clean energy, but that’s because it exports its pollution.
Stretched Thin on Thin Ice
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.
He Didn’t Know the Klan Handshake. It Almost Cost Him His Life.
On our podcast: Journalist Vegas Tenold describes the six years he spent with white supremacists.
The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery
Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones.
Nobel Peace Prize Win a Boon for Nuclear Nonproliferation Activists
Experts say it will drive the conversation about a world without nuclear weapons, but don’t expect a nuclear-free world just yet.
This Christmas, Watch These Classic European Holiday Flicks (and Home Alone)
Want a break from Love Actually? Try Six Degrees of Celebration.
Facebook Can’t Tell the Difference Between a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photo and Child Porn
The social media site just keeps deleting an iconic Vietnam War photo.