Europe Is Ripe for a Return to Establishment Politics
Anti-migration parties may become victims of their own success.
Russia’s Military Exercises in the Arctic Have More Bark Than Bite
For now, cooperation still reigns.
Who Will Speak for the Tatars?
When Russia seized Crimea in 2014, a crackdown on the Muslim minority ensued.
Iran Is Scaring Off Its Friends, Too
Even Tehran’s sympathizers in Europe and Asia are leery of its latest shifts in policy.
Huawei Ban Takes Effect
The U.S. ban of Huawei escalates the trade war with China, government and opposition representatives for Venezuela return to the negotiating table, and U.S. lawmakers fear skewed intelligence on Iran.
Sudan’s Transition Talks Suspended
The transition in Sudan is put on hold amid violence, Europe balks at the U.S. military response to Iran, and the United States hits Chinese firm Huawei with sanctions.
‘In Russia We Have Total Nepotism’
A conversation with Karina Orlova, the Washington correspondent for the Echo of Moscow.
The New Space Race
The latest front in a return to Cold War rivalry is the effort to build an all-American rocket for military launches.
Pompeo Goes to Russia
Mike Pompeo meets his counterpart in Russia, violence flares as the military and protesters hash out a transitional government in Sudan, and the U.S.-China trade war rumbles on.
U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Washington and Berlin face off again over Nord Stream 2 as European ships are targeted.
Iran’s Rhetoric Heats Up
Iran responds to U.S. military presence in the Gulf, China and the United States reach a deadlock in the trade war, and what to watch in the world this week.
Lukashenko Is ‘Selling Belarus, Piece by Piece, to Russia’
The Belarusian leader may forge a “union state” with Moscow, says former political opponent Andrei Sannikov.
On Eve of Russia Trip, Pompeo Squelches Criticism of Moscow
State Department quietly takes down a statement blaming Russia for coup attempt in Montenegro.
U.S. Digs in Deeper in Middle East With New Hardware
As a warning to Iran, United States deployed additional military forces to the region on Friday, including the USS Arlington and a Patriot missile battery.
American Held in Moscow Says Arrest Is Retaliation for Russia Sanctions
Paul Whelan’s letters home only deepen the mystery surrounding his detention.
How to Win America’s Next War
The United States faces great-power enemies. It needs a military focused on fighting them.
Russia’s Payback Will Be Syria’s Reconstruction Money
But international donors—and Bashar al-Assad—aren't playing along yet.
Vanguards of the Thawing Arctic
After two decades of war in the desert, Canadian troops must relearn how to operate in the frozen north.
Venezuela Is at a ‘Tipping Point’
The former head of U.S. Southern Command says, despite the failed uprising, Maduro’s regime is crumbling.