Regions / North America
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem.
The slide towards bleak historical periods can be difficult to recognize in the moment. But in this moment, it's glaringly obvious.
The same risk of nuclear miscalculation that haunted U.S.-Soviet relations still hovers over the Korean peninsula.
From Barcelona to Charlottesville, there’s an obvious double standard in how Trump treats terrorism. But let’s be careful how we talk about it.
Trump's still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts — including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
Trump is committed to finding a way to claim Iran has violated the nuclear accord, regardless of the facts — just as Bush did with Iraq.