World Beat Newsletter
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
The U.S. military is creating an imaginary “space gap” to pour money into closing, wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict.
Despite blatant corruption and ineptitude, the far right on both sides of the Atlantic continues to reap harvests from its failures.
Understanding how the new right went global — and how to stop it — is key to keeping our planet habitable.
Trump’s war on the law extends beyond flouting Congress and packing courts — overseas, it extends to arguable crimes against humanity.
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
From the U.S. to the U.K. to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.
Trump's not bringing the troops home. He's been haphazardly deploying more troops, drones, and dollars abroad, while waging a shadow foreign policy for his own benefit.