World Beat Newsletter
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Hong Kong's "Occupy Central" movement is neither revolutionary nor subversive: It's a basic demand for a more responsive and accountable government.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
Forget those black-and-white satellite photos—North and South Korea are more alike than many suppose, and they're slowly growing closer.
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.