How Angela Merkel Became the Last Best Hope for European LiberalismThe German chancellor may be the only force stemming back a rising tide of intolerance.
Who Represents the World’s Tyrants and Torturers in Washington? The hired guns who advocate for the world’s worst human rights abusers.
Putin’s Spin CycleHow the Russian media are fitting the downing of the Russian jet fighter into a wider conspiracy theory.
ISIS Will Become More Deadly Before It DiesWhen terrorists lose ground, they typically lash out with greater violence.
Why the Paris Terrorists Couldn’t Be StoppedFrench authorities have too many suspects to track and too many targets to protect.
The Easy Days Are OverAfter Paris, this period of relative peace and easy libertarianism is coming to an end.
Why These Attacks Could Become More CommonThe murder of innocent civilians in Paris is horrendous. But this type of terrorism may soon be less rare.
Five Things to Know About the Paris AttackWhat the Paris attack tells us about ISIS—and will the United States be next?
Netanyahu’s New Head of Public Diplomacy Is a Terrible DiplomatWhy can’t Israel’s prime minister hire someone who hasn’t called Obama an anti-Semite?
The Ghosts of Christmas PastThe holiday sometimes brings us decisive moments. And sometimes it doesn’t.
Nicki Minaj Shouldn’t Be Performing for DictatorsShe is supposed to sing for Angola’s brutal ruler on Saturday. Will she take the high road or a blood diamond paycheck?
Why Europeans Understand the Danger Donald Trump Poses Better Than Anyone ElseEurope ignored the bigoted hate speech of the far right for a decade. Now it’s mainstream.
Venezuela Has Just Begun to FightHugo Chavez’s legacy just suffered a huge defeat. But the political opposition’s toughest days are still ahead.
ClaimedWhen Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.
“We Need a Mature and Stable Political Situation in Our Country”An interview with Myanmar Gen. Min Aung Hlaing.
How Putin Has Turned the Paris Attacks to His AdvantageThe Russian president has made his country indispensable once again.
How Not to Overreact to ISISFrance already knows what to do to successfully fight terrorism, but the political climate is going to make that very difficult.
Why Did the Killers Target the Eagles of Death Metal Concert?They attacked a young, multiethnic, bohemian vision of Paris that they cannot comprehend.
How to Regain Control of EuropeExtremists can't be allowed to capitalize on the continent's insecurity.
The War We Need to FightThe West must fight Islamophobia and Islamist terrorism with the same unwavering resolve.
Syria’s Refugee Crisis Is Now a European EmergencyIf Europe doesn’t act fast, the EU will fall victim to the far right.
The Little Country Leading the Way in Europe’s Refugee Crisis Serbia may be small, but it understands what is needed from its own dark days.