World Beat Newsletter
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
Hillary Clinton just laid out a hawkish foreign policy vision in a major speech. How do her views stack up against those of Bernie Sanders, her challenger from the left?
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.