Merging the U.S. Consulate and Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Mistake
Trump is pushing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict toward a one-state solution.
The Trump Administration Is Erasing Reproductive Rights at Home and Abroad
The removal of information from the State Department’s annual reports has grave consequences for human rights monitoring worldwide.
The World’s System for Resettling Refugees Benefits the United States
By dismantling it, Trump would leave the country—and refugees—worse off.
Cameroon’s Paul Biya Gives a Master Class in Fake Democracy
One of the world’s most experienced autocrats has clinched another seven-year term by bending the rules of the game in his direction in ways both old and new.
The United States Is Not Doing Enough to Fight Chinese Influence
Beijing’s authoritarian political warfare demands a strong response.
The Quad Is Not Enough
Trump has revived a four-way security dialogue among the United States, India, Australia, and Japan, but if it's going to make China pay attention, it will need some new members.
Welcome to the First War Zone Ebola Crisis
The world thought it knew how to deal with Ebola outbreaks—but it’s never dealt with one like this before.
China’s Dangerous Dollar Addiction
China pays for raw materials in greenbacks, but Trump’s trade war could soon dwindle its dollar reserves.
Can Nikki Haley Deliver One Last Time?
It’s not too late for Trump’s departing U.N. ambassador to cut Washington’s peacekeeping costs.
Want to Win the Midterms? Spend Less on War
The intensification of the liberal-neoconservative alliance under Trump is not good news for Democrats.
Democrats Need More Than Hot Air on North Korea
Moon Jae-in is trying for peace on the peninsula. Liberals should have his back.
Net Neutrality’s End Will Let Power Eat the Internet
Information is getting more centralized as online norms fracture.
China’s Medical Tourists Are Steering Clear of U.S. Hospitals
Shoddy treatment at home is driving patients to Japan and Europe.
Trump Should Calm Tensions With Europe Over Iran Sanctions
Here’s how Washington and Brussels can come to a compromise.
Will the Saudis’ Khashoggi Confession Get Them Off the Hook?
By claiming they were only trying to abduct the journalist, they’re hoping to draw a moral equivalence with U.S. renditions.
India’s #MeToo Moment Came Late, but It Will Be Transformative
The rage that animated protests against sexual violence in 2012 has returned, and Indian women are fearlessly speaking out against powerful perpetrators.
Has Trump Read His Own Counterterrorism Strategy?
The president’s views don’t seem to line up with those of his team.
If the U.S. Doesn’t Control Corporate Power, China Will
Laissez-faire economics has left firms bending the knee to Beijing.
The U.S.-Saudi Relationship: Too Faustian to Fail?
Trump’s in too deep with Mohammed bin Salman to make a stink about Jamal Khashoggi.
Russia Is 4chan, China Is Facebook
Mike Pence’s equation of Beijing’s influence with Moscow’s hacking was misleading and dangerous