Congress Seeks to Confront China With $6 Billion in New Defense Spending
If Beijing is the problem, let’s “put our money where our mouth is,” says a senior Republican.
A Tale of Two Quarantines
I ended up quarantined in both Beijing and Washington during the coronavirus outbreak. The experiences weren’t as different as you might think.
To Keep Putin Out, Belarus Invites the U.S. and China In
With Pompeo planning to visit, authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko is looking to play an old game with new players.
‘Innovation as a Discipline, Not Fad’
“Successful new innovators ask, ‘What must be true for this idea to succeed?’”
Report: U.S. Ranks Near Bottom in Commitment to Global Development
And it could drop even further under Trump.
America Needs a New ‘Dreadnought Strategy’
Why slow-rolling technology R&D can help the U.S. military prevent the rise of dangerous rivals.
America’s Not First. It’s Third.
The United States slips behind France and the U.K. in this year’s soft-power ranking.
Jordanian Soldier Who Killed Three Green Berets Gets Life Sentence
With no ties to terrorist groups, the motive for the attack remains unknown.
Volvo Goes Electric: Is This the Beginning of the End for Gas-Powered Cars?
The Chinese-owned, Swedish carmaker is the first to swear off regular engines entirely.
‘Total and Complete Vindication’? No Way.
There are reams of evidence pointing toward Trump's collusion and obstruction — and we don’t even know what James Comey said in closed session.
Rex Tillerson Wants to Be George Marshall, but He Works for a Boss Who’s More Like Joe McCarthy
Trump is disgracing Marshall’s legacy.
For Muslim Americans, Fear and Shock at a Trump Presidency
A imperiled minority fears that latent demons of intolerance and violence have been released into the wild.
The Refugee Crisis Is Real
Which is why we so desperately need a global deal to bolster a broken system. And if the United Nations won’t do it, the United States must.
Colin Kaepernick Is Lucky He’s Not Japanese
National anthems have always inspired dissenters — but some countries treat their refuseniks better than others.
Donald Trump Is the Symptom of Our PTSD
How a fragile and broken national psyche led to the Frankenstein’s monster of an out-of-control presidential candidate.
Can Anyone Stop the Syrian War?
A new cease-fire brokered by Washington and Moscow just went into effect. But there’s a long list of ways the deal could fall apart.
How OPM Bilked a Security Contractor That Confirmed a Major Hack
A new report says that the Office of Personnel Management was shockingly negligent in responding to multiple cyberattacks. But when Ben Cotton discovered fake anti-virus files, the agency jumped into action — and then refused to pay his company.
Why Elites Lose at Trump’s Language Game
Trump supporters aren’t brainwashed by the Republican candidate's “illogical” lies — they're listening to a different conversation altogether.