Regions / North America
Alarmingly, the Trump administration is shredding arms control agreements and deploying “more usable” nuclear weapons.
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
Americans were taught to associate “socialism” with dictatorship and “capitalism” with democracy. Are those days over?
Trump targeted his State of the Union speech at precisely the Rust Belt workers that he'll need to win reelection in November.
Donald Trump and Boris Johnson can claim victories in early 2020, but Brexit and impeachment may come back to haunt them and the far right later in the year.
How Bush, Obama, and the war on terror military laid the groundwork Trump’s “madman” act on the world stage.
The banality of President Trump’s evil has infected huge swaths of the electorate as well as the federal government. Can it be treated?
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
A Pentagon plan for "semiautonomous" nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a "nonbelieving Jew," and other headlines you may have missed last year.
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.