How the Netanyahus Explain the World
A new novel offers a family history of Israel’s former prime minister—and insight into the dangers of any form of nationalism.
Demands for a Lab Leak Investigation Are a Dangerous Distraction
U.S.-China cooperation is vital for global health efforts.
Bidenomics Is ‘America First’ With a Brain
Trump’s economic revolution is alive and well—and continuing in abler hands.
How Sisi Beat Biden’s Human Rights Policy
Egypt is again proving useful to the United States—for now.
Three Key Takeaways From the Biden-Putin Summit
Moscow and Washington have turned a page from the Trump era.
Biden’s Plan to Cooperate With Europe on Tech
The United States urgently wants to persuade its allies to turn away from digital autonomy.
Climate Policies Could Hand Power and Profits Back to OPEC
The Western rush to replace oil has Gulf producers laughing all the way to the bank.
The Lab Leak Theory Doesn’t Hold Up
The rush to find a conspiracy around the COVID-19 pandemic’s origins is driven by narrative, not evidence.
What Putin Wants From His Summit With Biden
With expectations low in Moscow, the Kremlin is looking for limited deescalation.
Turkey Will Never Recognize the Armenian Genocide
It’s time for Yerevan to shift gears and work toward rapprochement with Ankara.
‘War on Disease’ Is a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
The mindset that helped fight the current pandemic is what gets us into situations like this in the first place.
What to Expect From the Biden-Putin Summit in Geneva
The two leaders have much to discuss. Just don’t hold your breath for a breakthrough.
What’s the Point of the G-7?
As Biden attends the summit, it’s worth asking whether this group—or other alliances of democracies—can really get anything done.
Asia’s Stakes in the Biden-Putin Summit
Geopolitical shifts have put a U.S.-Russian detente in the interest of much of Asia.