What happens to the country and its people after the forever war ends?
Iran’s new president is ruthless and seems set on putting the United States back on a trajectory of mutual escalation.
Wildfires in drought-stricken American West suck in military resources, in a sign of the new normal.
The death of Vitaly Shishov shows Minsk is willing to strike beyond its own borders.
The Taliban’s actions in Helmand province could be decisive in the Afghan war.
If he succeeds, the president will cast 40 years of economic doctrine on history’s ash heap. But that’s a big if.
National sovereignty is one thing. Monetary sovereignty is another.
From enjoying the Olympics to defeating COVID-19, a small dose of collective pride can go a long way toward success.
The trial of Chen Shui-bian strengthened democracy, despite fears of division.
The pandemic has become an excuse for expanding authoritarianism.
The United States’ longtime partners in northern Iraq are watching Afghanistan go to pieces after the U.S. pullout with “wishful thinking.”
There are many incentives for cross-border military cooperation—even among adversaries—as climate change worsens.
The biology of the delta variant has made mass revaccination an urgent necessity.
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
International relations theorists once explored racism. What has the field lost by giving that up?
Tangled questions of Asian identity need answers that aren’t defined by U.S. terminology alone.
Ravaging floods in Europe and Asia, a wave of unrest in South Africa, and a young speller’s triumph in the United States.