Regions / North America
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
The administration has discussed warehousing refugee children at the notorious prison.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
Large majorities support arms control, curbs on military spending, and international institutions. The question is what they're willing to do about it.
In the fight for the future of the Democratic Party, progressives must not let their critique of the status quo end at the nation’s borders.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.