Why Britain’s Labour Party Kicked Out Jeremy Corbyn
Arguments over anti-Semitism associated with the former leader have consumed the party for years.
Brazil’s First Wave Isn’t Over Yet
Coronavirus cases are spiking again in the country’s north, threatening to increase strain on public hospitals. This time, local governments face even more political pressure to lift restrictions.
China Has the V-Shaped Recovery of Which Trump Can Only Dream
But the structure of its comeback may create problems at home—and abroad.
Threats and Border Walls Are Destroying the United States’ Biggest Strategic Advantage
Restoring a common purpose with Canada and Mexico is the lowest-hanging fruit in U.S. foreign policy.
Ivory Coast’s Election Could Do Lasting Harm to Democratic Norms in West Africa
While France and the United States turn a blind eye, Alassane Ouattara is rolling back the region’s democratic gains and legitimizing authoritarian rule.
They Conquered COVID-19. Now They’re Struggling.
From the Czech Republic and Germany to the Indian state of Kerala, governments that dealt decisively with the first wave of the coronavirus are drowning in the second wave.
Election Violence in the United States Is a Clear and Present Danger
Americans expect election-related instability in faraway countries. Here’s how it could happen at home.
Taiwan Is More Than a Pawn to Be Sacrificed to China
Here are all the reasons why the country and its people matter.
Guo Wengui Is Sending Mobs After Chinese Dissidents
Steve Bannon’s billionaire funder claims to be a foe of the Chinese Communist Party, but his targets are fellow exiles.
Pompeo Courts the Maldives in Latest Bid to Check China’s Influence
A U.S. Embassy and defense agreements are meant to keep the island nation from falling into Beijing’s orbit.
Trump’s Middle East Legacy Is Failure
The president has had a handful of successes—but never anything approaching a strategy.
Indian Americans Stir Blue Wave in Deep Red Texas
Trump’s touted his rallies with India’s leader, but the Indian American community is leaning left—and nowhere like in Texas.
How Does it Feel for 2020 to Be Your Generation’s Defining Year?
Young Americans will be voting in huge numbers. They are also the most globally minded generation since the 1970s.
Afghans See No Good Choices in the U.S. Election
Regardless of who wins next week, Afghans feel neither Trump nor Biden will do anything for Afghanistan—they just hope the next president completes the U.S. withdrawal.
How Trump Lost the Balkans
The administration’s see-no-evil diplomacy has produced a dangerous unraveling across the region.
Shutting Down SARS Won’t End Nigeria’s Security Crisis
The military and vigilante groups may step in where police have failed—and their human rights records are just as bad.
Let’s Be Honest About Religion and the Courts
As Amy Coney Barrett wrote herself, religious convictions are real and influential on judges.