China Is Winning the Solar Space Race
The United States should be leading on the energy of the future — but it keeps blowing its chances.
U.S. Blames Iran for Tanker Attacks
Plus: Expert committee convenes on Ebola, Boris Johnson inches closer to the prime minister's office, and the other stories we're following today.
Hezbollah Isn’t Just in Beirut. It’s in New York, Too.
The trial of a senior operative reveals the extent of the terrorist organization’s reach in the United States and Canada.
China Is Bluffing in the Trade War
Chinese leaders say they can effectively retaliate against Trump’s tariffs. They’re wrong.
AI Can Thrive in Open Societies
The belief that China’s surveillance gives it an advantage is misleading—and dangerous.
What’s Next for Hong Kong?
Plus: U.S. lawmakers push back against Saudi arms sales, Shinzo Abe visits Iran, and the other stories we're following today.
Sudan Talks Resume, Hong Kong Protests Continue
Plus: Russia releases a journalist, Botswana decriminalizes gay sex, and the other stories we're following today.
Mexico’s Other Border
Plus: Observers fear spiraling violence in Sudan, a scandal erupts in Brazil, and the other stories we're following today.
Nobody’s Asking for Trump to Be a Genius
But is it too much for him to at least show some foreign-policy common sense?
Huawei’s PR Campaign Comes Straight From the Party’s Playbook
The trade war is showing how deep Beijing’s global influence runs.
Oil’s Power Players
The United States may be a growing force in energy markets, but national oil companies still reign supreme.
Mexico Stands Firm Ahead of U.S. Talks
Plus: Sudan's military council calls off the transition deal, China's Tiananmen anniversary, and the other stories we're following today.
Trump Bends Over to Kiss the Blarney State
The relationship between the United States and Ireland is pure bunkum. That suits both sides fine.
Playacting the Cold War in Kosovo
The Balkans are center stage for new tensions between Russia and the West—but how real is the action?
Mixed Messages on Iran
Plus: Stocks fall again amid trade war, Netanyahu misses his government deadline, and the other stories we're following today.
Manila’s Abortion Ban Is Killing Women
Roughly 1,000 women in the Philippines die every year from lack of safe terminations. Others go to jail.
The Kids Aren’t Alright
In an era of great power competition, China and Russia are closing the gap with the United States when it comes to child welfare.