The world’s authoritarians are on the march—and the West helped pave the way.
Human beings are rarely rational—so it’s time we all stopped pretending they are.
This year will show what the president really wants. Here’s what to watch for.
New regulations and reforms have helped, but major threats still loom.
China and the United States are leading the pack—and the laggards face grave dangers.
Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens never stopped grappling with loss—or fighting to live.
Stephen Hawking’s insights about the universe were profound—but his insights into humanity were even more important.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains exactly why Qassem Suleimani is so dangerous.
Eliot Higgins and Bellingcat are fighting Vladimir Putin and his ilk, using little more than computers and smartphones.
From the United States to Africa, Mary-Claire King has revolutionized the fight against breast cancer—again and again.
How Ireland used a Citizens’ Assembly to solve some of its toughest problems.
Why South Africa’s formerly segregated townships are still central to its imagination.
Forget the Middle East—it’s time to prepare for attacks from the former Soviet Union.
In Capernaum, Nadine Labaki finds a new way for film to deal with poverty.
Foreign Policy staffers review recent releases.