Taking even small steps toward ending the 70-year-old Korean War would be a welcome change from the hostility and denial of past administrations.
Guatemala’s Land Defenders Are Still Their Own Best Defense
Rising corruption in Guatemala threatens landmark legal victories by Indigenous activists defending their land from mining.
Beating Back the Far Right Globally
It’s time to resurrect a global anti-fascist consensus to name, shame, and throw these guys out of the game.
America: The Unreliable Superpower
The world welcomes Biden but is hedging its bets.
After the Muslim Ban
I’m glad Biden repealed Trump’s Muslim ban, but the work of repairing the harm is just beginning.
Biden’s Top Foreign Policy Challenge: Avoiding a Cold War with China
Taiwan and the South China Sea are the likeliest points of conflict — but conflict is not an option.
Russia: A New Start?
Can Moscow and Washington find common cause against the global scourges of nuclear weapons, climate change, and pandemic?
Three Things the U.S. Must Do to Prevent Future Election Violence
I’ve spent my entire career on peacebuilding after conflict. Here’s how we avoid becoming a failed state.
What Explains COVID’s East-West Divide?
Asia has done a much better job of containing the pandemic. Do values have anything to do with it?
The Right Normalizes Fascism. The Best Response: Normalize It Back
Fascism is not just about violence. It’s also about politics.