Corbynism’s Bad Hangover
In the light of day, utopian fantasies about a failed leader are dissolving.
Will Anyone Pay for Uncle Sam’s World Expo Pavilion?
A last-ditch scramble by Trump’s chief diplomat reveals frictions with Congress over how the State Department spends its money.
Russia Proposes Moving U.N. Meetings to Europe
Protesting U.S. visa delays for United Nations-based Russian diplomats, Moscow says some U.N. meetings should be held in Geneva or Vienna.
Boris Johnson’s Victory Is Exactly What the EU Wants
The endless Brexit saga has brought uncertainty, instability, and confusion to Brussels. Now European leaders can get on with business.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be U.S.-China Trade Deal
At least the United States will avoid more tariffs, but if the deal actually happens it will skirt the real issues and have little to do with Trump’s campaign promises.
China’s Grindr Strategy
The hookup app isn’t the only tech company Chinese companies have tried to acquire. It’s part of a broader strategy of the country buying up cutting-edge Western firms.
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Takes the Stand
In testimony at the U.N.’s genocide case, the leader appealed the court to let her own country handle justice for crimes against the Rohingya.
In Cambodia, ‘Rule of Law’ Means Hun Sen Rules
The prime minister uses a shroud of democracy to counter dissatisfaction and thwart the opposition.
Britain’s Conservatives Pledge to Target Roma
As Britain votes, traveling minorities fear a racist crackdown.
China Is Blowing Its Chance in the Asia-Pacific
Beijing needs a better strategy to ease the United States out.
Socialists Will Never Understand Elizabeth Warren
The Democratic candidate is part of a long intellectual tradition that’s gone forgotten in the West: pro-market leftism.
Is Britain’s Election Really About Brexit?
Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are campaigning on the assumption that nothing else matters. The Labour Party is betting that voters care more about bread-and-butter issues.
Iran’s Protest Movement Doesn’t Vindicate Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign
Further steps to asphyxiate the country’s economy will backfire.
Democratic Frontrunners Are Wrong About Aid for Israel
Putting America’s annual $3.8 billion of military assistance to Israel on the chopping block makes for good politics. But it makes no sense for U.S. national security.
Democracy in Iraq Depends on Press Freedom
Amid a heavy-handed crackdown on protesters, the international community must help Iraqi journalists maintain the free flow of information.
Artificial Intelligence Isn’t an Arms Race
And by treating it like one, the United States could miss out on its real potential.
Secularism Is Dying in India
Both houses of parliament have passed a controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims.