Issues / Democracy & Governance
The media treated Trump's petty snub of John McCain as a bigger controversy than the $717 billion Pentagon bill named for the Arizona senator.
Can the next leader of Pakistan lead the country out of corruption, poverty, and war?
It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. "leadership," or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
Russian money saved Trump when his projects were on the verge of collapse. Will it now be the cause of his political demise?
In Pakistan, the police killing of a Pashtun social media star stirred a popular uprising for democracy and demilitarization.
If Trump's aggressive style and populist impulses have encouraged his political soulmates abroad, they've also provoked a backlash in defense of democratic norms.
Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political — and not just personal — reasons.
Bad pathogens and bad policies go hand-in-hand.
Puerto Rican movements are rebuilding their island in a way that not only enhances climate resilience, but also reclaims their political power.
Three eligible dictators. One president who's wooed strongmen for decades. Who will he choose?!