World Beat Newsletter
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
Donald Trump's not-so-veiled racism, crude economic populism, and male bravado make him the closest thing the U.S. has to an authentic European-style fascist.
Like it or not, diplomacy is all about backroom deals.
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.
The nuclear deal with Iran, like Nixon's opening to China in 1972, has the potential to be a geopolitical game changer -- if it can get through Congress first.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
U.S. efforts to construct an "armed peace" in the Asia-Pacific are only encouraging a cycle of escalation.