America’s Zero-Sum Economics Doesn’t Add Up
Industrial policy and subsidies are nothing new and can be useful. But shutting off from the world will have consequences.
The White House’s Case for Industrial Policy
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai counters critics who say the United States is fostering unfair competition.
It’s High Time to Prepare for Russia’s Collapse
Not planning for the possibility of disintegration betrays a dangerous lack of imagination.
What Putin Got Right
The Russian president got many things wrong about invading Ukraine—but not everything.
It’s High Time to Decolonize Western Russia Studies
Why has it taken a war of conquest for experts to recognize Russia’s nature as a vast imperial enterprise?
It’s Time to Tie India to the West
India’s geopolitical shift is inexorable, and membership in the G-7 would help bridge north-south divides.
The Philippines Is America’s New Star Ally in Asia
Manila’s geopolitical shift is more than the Biden administration could have hoped for.
Beijing Needs to Junk Its Economic Playbook
Government stimulus and greater exports can’t dig China’s economy out of a deep hole.
How Africa Can Avoid Getting Scrambled
African leaders must be more imaginative and proactive in pooling their efforts and setting the agenda.
How Corruption and Misrule Made Turkey’s Earthquake Deadlier
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hollowed out state institutions, placed loyalists in key positions, and enriched his cronies—paving the way for this tragedy.
Unconditional U.S. Support of Israel Fuels Jewish Extremist Violence
The Israeli far right sees Washington’s refusal to get tough on Benjamin Netanyahu’s government as a green light for ethnic cleansing.
Trysts With Sri Lanka’s Ghosts
In the Booker Prize-winning “The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida,” the past haunts a country racked by unresolved death.