Sanctioning WeaknessThe West can no longer afford to be reactive and tardy in its strategic thinking.
“This Is a Fight for Ukrainian Freedom”An interview with leading Ukrainian presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko.
Putin’s New Kind of WarForget D-Day or “shock and awe.” The Kremlin is reinventing invasions with thugs, criminals, and lies.
Finding the Man Who Saved My FamilyHe rescued us from a Balkan death camp 20 years ago. I found him in my apartment in Queens.
Crimea Is Putin’s RevengeOn March 24, 1999, the U.S. bombed Kosovo. Putin has been planning his payback ever since.
The Malaysia Airlines Pilot’s PoliticsZaharie Ahmad Shah supported Anwar Ibrahim. That’s common sense, not zealotry.
The Public PopeWhy the intense fascination paid to Pope Francis—or any pope—isn’t good for the Catholic Church.
Why Fear Boko HaramThe Nigerian militant group abducted 234 teenage girls two weeks ago. That’s just the beginning.
Where Were We When Rwanda Needed Us Most?An aid worker reflects on how the war-torn country was failed by those who promised to save it.
Unreconciled RwandaTwenty years after the genocide, the country has made tremendous progress. But how much can survivors forgive murderers?
How My Parents Accidentally Got Caught Up in the Iranian RevolutionAnd almost stayed longer than anyone should.
Why Putin Wants Us to Believe He’s CrazyThe Russian president is more likely to get what he wants if we think he’s off his rocker.
“We Are Going to Reform the Whole System”An interview with Chile’s incoming president, Michelle Bachelet.
Breaking News in MoscowThe bizarre, mixed-up world Russians see when they watch the latest news on Crimea.
Why Putin Took CrimeaFor the Russian strongman, there’s nothing more useful than an obedient gangster state within Ukraine’s borders.