World Beat Newsletter
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
A trade referendum in tiny Holland may influence the future of Ukraine, the trajectory of the EU, and whether armed conflict will return to Eastern Europe.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that "world’s policeman" is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
By embracing a neoliberal, pro-austerity agenda, Poland's mainstream left opened the way for a government of Polish Ted Cruzes.
With governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguishing what little remained of the "sunshine era" of engagement, the peninsula is lurching toward a new period of darkness.
Foreign policy is too important to leave to the "professionals." Through art and culture, we can all work to make the world a better place.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
While ISIS makes war on the world's vast majority of "moderate Muslims," hardliners in the West pretend they don't exist.