Issues / War & Peace
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
Shinzo Abe's on a road trip to define Japan's new identity in an era of Trump and Duterte.
In the first major foreign policy vote of the new Congress, most Democrats sided with Donald Trump — and against international law — on Israeli settlements.
Russia has had big plans for Donald Trump.
For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.
Instead of creeping repression, the new Philippine president began his reign with a blitzkrieg of extra-judicial killings, stupefying the country and blazing a new trail for fascism.
David Friedman’s approach to the issue of peace is clear enough: Whatever Israel’s right-wing government wants, the United States should give.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
Trump's “dream team” of generals highlights America’s striking twenty-first-century embrace of militarism — and drift away from democracy.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.