Regions / Russia
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.
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
The world’s major nuclear powers are treaty-bound to move towards disarmament. The India-Pakistan clash underscores the need to get moving.
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.