America’s Elite Needs to Get Back in Uniform
Military service is a unifying force in a time of deep division.
Nikki Haley: The Occasional Activist
Trump's U.N. ambassador promised to promote human rights. Then politics got in the way.
The Answers Are Out There
Contrary to conventional wisdom, solutions to many of the world’s toughest problems already exist—you just need to know where to look for them.
Exporting British Columbia’s abundant energy resources should have been a slam dunk. How did a multibillion-dollar dream go up in smoke?
A Liberal Defense of Tribalism
There’s nothing wrong with political tribes that can’t be fixed by what’s right with them.
This Land Is Their Land
Immigration is inevitable. When will the West learn that it promises salvation — not destruction?
On the Edge of Afghanistan
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
The Disturbing Paradox of Presidential Power
Trump’s actions are forcing us into uncharted constitutional waters.
Lebanon’s Shining Island of Example Is Shrinking
A tolerant and diverse cosmopolitan center, Beirut is a reminder of what the Arab world could be again.
The Things They Carried: The Iraqis Who Fled Mosul
Escaping war and the Islamic State, families took with them what little they could carry — remembrances of loved ones and the past.
A Language Haven in Baltimore
For young newcomers, the first step to becoming American is learning English.
Why Do Some Countries Get Away With Taking Fewer Refugees?
Despite their ability to shelter those seeking refuge, some of the world's wealthiest countries, such as China and the United States, are closing their doors instead of opening them.
A Refugee Without a River
Two years after fleeing Iraq, one woman’s plans for resettlement are still on hold. A minority among refugees in Jordan, is her plight being overlooked?
Rescuing Migrants From a Couch in Galicia
How a school administrator in Spain is helping save refugees with little more than fervor and a phone.
The Iranians Who Can’t (or Won’t) Go Home Again
After years of living in America, those who fled political turmoil in Iran reflect on a complicated relationship with their homeland.
Trump Doesn’t Understand the Economics of Immigration
The United States is facing an aging population and a lack of skilled workers. The president's immigration policy is only going to make it worse.
Undocumented and on Patrol in Texas
Fort Worth police are partnering with the immigrants President Trump is threatening to deport — and they don’t intend to stop.
What a Just Immigration Policy Doesn’t Look Like
It’s not a system based on chance, it does not encourage our enemies, and it can’t be addressed in 140 characters.
The 1980s American Soap Opera That Explains How Russia Feels About Everything
A look at the peculiar obsession with “Santa Barbara” in the post-Soviet experience.
German Philosophy Has Finally Gone Viral. Will That Be Its Undoing?
A new generation of rockstar philosophers are taking the discipline to the masses. But their TED Talks, TV shows, and best-sellers might be ruining it forever.
Diplomacy by Design
A new generation of architects is using rail lines, shopping centers, and football fields to keep the peace from Belfast to Baghdad.
The Bleeding Edge
For decades, Minnesota has led the world in developing medical technology. But now red tape at home and competition abroad are threatening its dominance.
The Looming Robotics Gap
Why America's global dominance in military technology is starting to crumble.