The World
The World
June 29 2016 5:52 PMTurkey’s in a Terrible SpotGeography makes the country a valuable partner for the West. It also makes it vulnerable.
June 28 2016 4:30 PMWhy Brexit Is Tearing British Politics ApartAn extremely detailed guide to the U.K.’s total breakdown.
June 26 2016 7:57 PMHow Much Worse Can Venezuela Get?The country’s problems are profound and complex, with no easy answers in sight.
June 21 2016 8:00 AMStaying PowerWill the rational coalition fighting the Brexit campaign prevail?
June 12 2016 9:24 PMOmar Mateen, Lone-Wolf Terrorist  What does it mean that the Orlando shooter pledged allegiance to ISIS?
June 3 2016 4:17 PM“Developing”? Nay! Shun!The World Bank has banned the term from its flagship data publication. Good.
May 25 2016 12:17 PMMeet Brazil’s Unexpected PresidentMichel Temer is a deal-maker who took advantage of Dilma Rousseff’s downfall. What kind of leader will he be?
April 14 2016 5:46 PMVladimir Putin Feels Your PainThe surreal spectacle of the Russian president’s annual call-in show.
April 8 2016 1:07 PMHow Much Trouble Is Russia Causing in Europe?Too much, based on the results of a Dutch referendum about Ukraine.
March 23 2016 5:07 PMCould the Brussels Attack Backfire for ISIS?Historically, terrorists find that strikes against the West cost them in the long run.
March 22 2016 3:41 PMWe Are All Belgians? Not This Time.The sense of Western unity inspired by terror attacks—and felt as recently as Paris—is gone. 
March 10 2016 8:00 AMMerkel’s DilemmaEU leaders are unhappy about the refugee crisis, and just as unhappy about her working with Turkey to solve it.
Feb. 8 2016 4:31 PMThe Day After the United Kingdom Leaves the EUIt could be the beginning of the end of both of them.
Jan. 22 2016 1:41 PMThis Isn’t an Iranian PerestroikaIran is still the same repressive regime.
Dec. 25 2015 7:00 AMThe Ghosts of Christmas PastThe holiday sometimes brings us decisive moments. And sometimes it doesn’t.
June 29 2016 2:26 PMISIS Is Pushing Turkey in the Wrong DirectionThe spate of terror attacks is a blow to hopes for reform.
June 27 2016 4:53 PMLabour’s Love’s LostHow accidental leader Jeremy Corbyn got left behind in the age of accidental politics.
June 24 2016 7:16 PMWhat Brexit Looks Like to the Rest of EuropeEuropeans who gave up part of their hard-won sovereignty for the benefits of the EU are mystified.
June 20 2016 4:48 PMBrexit: What’s All This, Then?Everything you need to know about the most important political story in the world.
June 8 2016 10:52 AMWill the Author of Guantánamo Diary Finally Be Set Free?A dispatch from the Pentagon hearing that could decide his fate, after 14 years in the prison.
May 26 2016 5:57 AMWill ISIS and al-Qaida Always Be Rivals?Unifying would have benefits, but the groups have different aims.
April 25 2016 12:36 PMThe Abominable TouristWill international visitors help Nepal rebuild after last year’s earthquake, or will they only make things worse?
April 14 2016 3:38 PMThe Killer Hiding in the CDC Map What caused Haiti’s cholera epidemic? The CDC museum knows but won’t say.  
March 25 2016 4:36 PMHow Terror Threatens the EUAfter the Brussels attack, Britain’s Brexit seems likelier than ever.
March 23 2016 10:14 AMWhat Is Brussels?A crossroads of history, a city of immigrants, an unfinished but essential project to end the cataclysmic conflicts on the European continent.
March 17 2016 7:46 PMMerkel’s Problem Is Europe, Not GermanyRegional elections showed that Germans support her immigration policy.
March 4 2016 4:30 PMThis Is How the West EndsDonald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and the breakdown of European stability.
Feb. 4 2016 5:43 AMA Fortnight in LerosWhat I saw when I volunteered in a Greek refugee camp.
Jan. 19 2016 11:00 AMHow Angela Merkel Became the Last Best Hope for European LiberalismThe German chancellor may be the only force stemming back a rising tide of intolerance.
Dec. 18 2015 3:57 PMHere’s What Happened When Three CIA Officers Played Homeland: The GameThe terrorists won.