Regions / Russia
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.
Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.
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.
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.