In Delhi, First Came the Pogroms. Then Came Coronavirus.
For Indian Muslims forced from their homes by mob violence, not even displaced persons camps can protect them now.
Putting Lipstick on a Bigotry
Former British Prime Minister Theresa May’s top advisor wants to remake conservatism. Instead he’s written a rousing defense of Little England xenophobia.
Ethnic Conflict Threatens Democracy in Guyana
The country’s simmering ethnic tensions threaten to undermine a fragile democratic system and bring on the resource curse before the proceeds from massive offshore oil discoveries arrive.
State Department Struggling on Diversity, New Report Finds
The most comprehensive study to date shows that State has in some ways become less diverse than it was in 2002.
India’s Muslims Are Fighting for Their Religion. Should They Display It, Too?
As secular Indians protest a controversial new citizenship law, some debate whether they should demonstrate as Muslims first or as Indians who happen to be Muslim.
Will Abiy Ahmed’s Bet on Ethiopia’s Political Future Pay Off?
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has disbanded Africa’s largest political party in an effort to reinvent the country’s politics—but some powerful players stand to lose, and they won’t go quietly.
Ethiopia Will Explode if It Doesn’t Move Beyond Ethnic-Based Politics
Oromo nationalism helped bring Abiy Ahmed to power, but it could also be his undoing. To hold the country together, the Nobel-winning prime minister needs to convince various ethnic groups that he and his new party represent all Ethiopians.
It Isn’t Just the Rohingya. Myanmar Is Now Attacking Buddhists in Rakhine State, Too.
This latest battle could be the army’s undoing.
Don’t Let Ethiopia Become the Next Yugoslavia
Federations of ethnonational states can become explosive during moments of political liberalization. Abiy Ahmed must tread carefully to avoid a Balkan nightmare.
Is Kabila Using Ethnic Violence to Delay Elections?
What fighting in Ituri means for politics and the U.N. mission to the DRC.
It’s Time for the United States and Europe to Face the Politics of Cultural Displacement
Ethnic nationalism is about more than just economic anxieties.
Don’t Blame Amber Rudd for Britain’s Racist Immigration System
The ousted home secretary was trying to clean up the mess her boss created. Theresa May alone is responsible for the “hostile environment” policy’s heinous abuses.
Canada’s left is trying to tarnish Doug Ford’s image by branding him a racist. They’d be better off asking why so many minorities support him.
An Assassination Could Be Just What Kosovo Needed
A tragic death could spark a lasting peace in the Balkans’ most restive region.
Our Missing President
Two crises in the past week demanded leadership of the singular sort that only the president can supply. Trump failed on both counts.
The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal
The answer to the violence in Charlottesville isn't to outlaw white supremacy.
One Woman’s Fight to Claim Her ‘Blackness’ in Brazil
The experience of a young lawyer raises difficult questions about race, belonging, and the bureaucracy of affirmative action in a country lauded for its egalitarian history.