An Icon of the Left Tells Democrats: Don’t Go Socialist
The economist Joseph Stiglitz still mistrusts markets. But he’s worried "democratic socialism" will cost the Dems the 2020 election.
City Hall Is the Best Prep for the White House
With cities leading global initiatives, the path from mayor to president makes sense.
How Biden’s Greatest Strength Could Prove a Weakness
No one can touch him on foreign-policy experience, especially Trump. But his long voting record will also be a vulnerability, starting with Iraq.
How Trump Stole the Democrats’ Best 2020 Foreign-Policy Stances
From trade to troop drawdowns, some Dem presidential contenders may have a hard time contrasting their views with the president’s.
How Women Could Win It for Bolsonaro
Brazil’s far-right presidential front-runner made hateful comments a hallmark of his political life. That hasn’t held him back.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador Is No Hugo Chávez
The real problem with the Mexican presidential frontrunner isn’t his populism. It’s his old-fashioned ideas.
How a Russian Outlet Sought to Reach American Voters on Twitter
RT tried to take over politically charged accounts.
The Senate’s Russia Investigators Need to Slow Down
The chairman is trying to hurry to wrap things up, but there's a ton more work to do.
WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks on Russian Government During U.S. Presidential Campaign
The leak organization ignored damaging information on the Kremlin to focus on Hillary Clinton and election-related hacks.
South African President Survives Sixth No-Confidence Vote
The opposition comes as close as it ever has to removing Jacob Zuma from office.
Former Intelligence Chief Calls Russia Scandal Bigger Than Watergate
James Clapper Takes Trump to Task on Russia Investigation, Comey firing, and says “the Russians are not our friends.”
Russiagate: Trump Is Trying to Put Out a Fire With More Smoke
If Republicans have a shred of intellectual integrity, they’ll ignore the president’s flailing, and follow the evidence wherever it leads.
One Beiruti photographer went looking for America’s heart in 24 towns named for his homeland. This is his journey.
Marine Le Pen Spends One of Her Last Weeks Campaigning for French Presidency in Chad and Russia
A busy week for Le Pen as she juggles offending Chadians and posing with Putin.
Is Russia Running Circles Around the United States?
America may have the best intelligence, military, and diplomacy programs, but it’s getting played bigly by the Kremlin.
Catch Up on The Presidential Debates: Somalia Edition
Not to worry: Even Trump came up, tangentially.
Samantha Power Scolds Trump for Embracing Russia as it ‘Tears Down’ World Order
Just in time for Trump's inauguration.
Trump’s War Against Intelligence
The CIA is trained in objective analysis, not political knife-fighting. Can it survive a hostile administration?
How to Wage Hybrid War on the Kremlin
President Obama has been shamefully derelict in making Putin pay a price for his aggression. It’s time to give Vladimir a taste of his own medicine.
Obama Orders Review of Putin’s Meddling in the U.S. Election
Will the next administration act on any of the findings, or will Congress?