Regions / Russia
The new secretary of defense, a former Raytheon lobbyist, won’t even pledge not to go back through the revolving door.
People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?
Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he's fueling other wars that will be even more devastating.
With the Trump administration unraveling what remains of the U.S. arms control regime, Democratic candidates desperately need to articulate their plans to avert a nuclear crisis.
Trump’s war on immigrants recalls the absurdity of Stalin’s purges — and a few of his supporters, at least, are starting to notice.
The Pentagon may be burned by the war on terror, but it's obsessively preparing for a high-intensity conflict with China or Russia.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
Bolton's broadsides against Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela hint at ambitions for much more dangerous geopolitical conflict — and nothing short of a new Cold War.