Regions / Russia
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
Donald Trump wants to be king of the geopolitical jungle.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
A new study shows just how bad a nuclear war could get. We need a plan to eliminate this risk permanently.
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.