As we saw in Texas, climate change is a major security risk. But it’s not the kind the military is well equipped to handle.
Review: One in a Billion
A new book looks at how one man has navigated China’s turbulent modern history.
Returning to the Paris Agreement Is Just the Beginning
The U.S. is officially back in the Paris Climate Agreement. But Biden must do much, much more than restore the status quo under Obama.
Could Biden’s Climate Policy Invite More Militarism?
Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.
The Case for a New Approach to North Korea
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.
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.
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.
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 “Are You Serious?” Awards: Looking Back on 2020
A short review of some of the lesser known absurdities of 2020.
A Principled China Policy
How to use international law to shape a new approach to China.