World Beat Newsletter
Behind all of Trump's boneheaded policies in the Middle East is an unmistakable urge for confrontation with Iran.
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team's plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.
Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
Are Trump's stumbles a brilliant ploy to "deconstruct the state," a political performance, or actual incompetence?
As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.