ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
The evidence is in: The “adults in the room” at the White House have enabled Trump’s worst impulses, not checked them.
From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump’s mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy.
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Germany funds foundations for its political parties. If the far right gets one, we’re one step closer to globalizing the alt-right.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
Here and abroad, Trump’s wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.