The victory of Sadiq Khan has “normalized” Muslims in UK politics in much the same way that JFK normalized Catholics in American politics. But American Muslims are still waiting for their JFK moment.
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other’s expense, they’re snookering themselves.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
A trade referendum in tiny Holland may influence the future of Ukraine, the trajectory of the EU, and whether armed conflict will return to Eastern Europe.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that “world’s policeman” is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
By embracing a neoliberal, pro-austerity agenda, Poland’s mainstream left opened the way for a government of Polish Ted Cruzes.
With governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguishing what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement, the peninsula is lurching toward a new period of darkness.