From Europe to the United States, creative coalitions of activists and scholars could break the right-wing wave unleashed by the failures of the more traditional liberal-neoconservative political class.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House’s powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
Nation-states: what a quaint notion. As a means of organizing territory, they seem to be a brief transition period between large empires and an even larger, borderless world. Sure, nation-states might live on in the form of anthems and flags and independence days, but...
The Trump administration once celebrated WikiLeaks. Now it wants to prosecute Julian Assange simply for publishing things it doesn’t like. That’s a threat to all journalists.
The White House appears to have a broader strategy to unwind over 50 years of agreements to control and limit nuclear weapons.
The Air Force is undergoing its biggest expansion since the end of the Cold War, and the reasons are clear.
In a few short years, there could be no treaties left restricting the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals.
“Radicalization” has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
Three superpowers now face off along multiple fronts, even as they dismantle the tools that prevented escalation in the past.
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.