Once Again, Ukraine Steps Into the Unknown
A comedian-turned-president, a rockstar-turned-party leader, and a sea of new faces in the parliament: Meet the new political reality in Ukraine.
The United States and Turkey Peer Over the Cliff
With the cancellation of F-35 sales to Turkey, relations between Washington and Ankara have reached a new low. Here are our top reads on how things got so bad—and what comes next.
Cyberdeterrence Needs People, Not Weapons
Mass mobilization might be the best line of defense in a world of online warfare.
Trump Seeks to Shut Down Asylum at Southern Border
Plus: China's economy slows, Erdogan readies for S-400 deployment, and the other stories we’re following today.
Guatemala Cancels on Trump
Plus: Iran says it will talk—if U.S. sanctions end, Italy presents a migration plan, and what to watch in the world this week.
Can Hong Kong Export Its Protest Movement?
Plus: Russian missiles headed for Turkey, U.S. immigration raids, and the other stories we’re following today.
How Europe Can Save What’s Left of the Iran Nuclear Deal
With the help of Russia and China, European leaders can prevent the total collapse of the 2015 agreement—and keep the region safer.
‘Chernobyl’ Shows How the Soviets Squashed Scientists
The brutal legacy of industrialization left the “scientific-technical intelligentsia” in the cold.
Iran Faces New U.S. Sanctions Threat
Plus: A chemical weapons investigation in Syria, pension reform in Brazil, and the other stories we’re following today.
The Evolution of a Russian Troll
Alexander Malkevich, whose employees were detained in Libya, is part of Moscow’s efforts to create a “concert of chaos” around the globe.
The Brexit Debate Never Ends
Plus: Japan and South Korea’s diplomatic dispute, Mexico’s new finance minister, and the other stories we’re following today.
What Can Europe Do About Iran?
Plus: Sudan’s final transition deal, Parliament’s plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, and what to watch in the world this week.
Can Hong Kong Keep Resisting?
Plus: Iran raises the stakes, the European Union hopes to break deadlock, and the other stories we’re following today.
The Death of Ukraine’s Liberals
Western-oriented reformers are about to get completely wiped out in parliamentary elections—and they have nobody to blame but themselves.
Trump Meets Putin at G-20 While Ukrainian Sailors Remain Jailed
The U.S. president drew a red line when 24 Ukrainians were seized last year. Now his sit-down with the Russian president is back on.
Will China and the U.S. Resume Talks?
Plus: Iran's continuing war of words, Hong Kong activists eye G20 summit, and the other stories we’re following today.
Georgian Dream Meets Georgia’s Nightmare
The party tried to improve ties with Russia. Then the public intervened.
Kushner Launches Middle East Peace Plan
Plus: Ethiopia grapples with the aftermath of an attempted coup, Iran won’t negotiate with the U.S., and the other stories we’re following today.
In Georgia’s Parliament, One Russian Too Many
Following violent unrest, the speaker of the Georgian Parliament steps down after a Russian lawmaker sat in his chair.
What Comes Next With Iran
Plus: Another EU summit looks likely, Turkey prepares for mayoral election showdown, and the other stories we’re following today.