The world’s most violent places aren’t at war. They are polarized, unequal democracies. Here’s how to make them safer.
President Trump has attacked U.S. support for democracy overseas. Here is how Congress can limit the damage.
Originally a tongue-in-cheek holiday and expression of youth culture, retail giant Alibaba has turned Singles’ Day into an online shopping phenomenon—and a bellwether for China’s bubble economy
In India’s patriarchal society, many more women are voting. Will their newfound clout reshape the country’s politics?
Around the world, conservative groups have been gaining influence, bolstering the power of right-wing leaders. It is a trend driven not only by older generations but also by the young.
Jen Psaki and the New Yorker’s Evan Osnos discuss the U.S. midterm elections, how the new Congress will affect U.S. policy abroad, and what the results suggest about the 2020 presidential contest.
China is increasingly central in world politics. Western nations should remain open to its initiatives and engage it in dialogue through multilateral institutions.
The U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty won’t compromise Russia’s security, which rests on the pillars of nuclear deterrence and mutually assured destruction.
The Trump administration’s willful dismissiveness toward many human rights concerns will only undercut U.S. interests, and make the country’s policies nasty, brutish, and short-sighted.