Authoritarianism’s Fellow TravelersThe Soviet Union had “useful idiots.” Vladimir Putin has an array of European allies willing to advance his cause.
Abbas’ Bold, Empty, Self-Defeating MoveThe Palestinian leader says he will no longer abide by the Oslo Accord. Netanyahu must be thrilled.
So Long, FarewellAustrians have generously stepped up to help Syria’s refugees. But it is the country’s far right that may benefit most.
Europe’s Deadly DenialThe refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders.
How Can This Possibly Happen?Geoffrey Sant wrote about drivers in China who intentionally kill pedestrians. Ask him anything.
Donald Trump, Voice of the Bottom-FeedersHe has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage.
The Little Think Tank That CouldInside the small, pro-Israel outfit leading the attack on Obama’s Iran deal.
Israel’s Occupation Killed Ali DawabshehThe crimes of Jewish settlers have long been abetted by how Israel chooses to rule over the Palestinians.
“Haitian Devil, Go to Your Country”The heartbreaking plight of Haitian refugees, caught between a country that doesn’t want them and one that can’t support them.
China’s War Against One American JournalistChina is trying to silence this Radio Free Asia reporter by making his family disappear.
Israel’s Cycle of ViolenceThere’s no excuse for recent attacks. But it shouldn’t shock anyone that Israel’s harsh occupation and abuse provokes Palestinians.
Putin’s Real Mission in SyriaIt’s more about projecting strength at home than influencing global events.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Dangerous FantasiesThe new leader of Britain’s Labour Party doesn’t much care for democratic politics.
Business as UsualThe horrors of Europe’s migrant crisis are just another part of the new global economy.
Speaking Truth to TerrorHistorian Robert Conquest revealed the horrors of the Soviet Union long before many were willing to believe.
Europe’s Other CrackdownAzerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression.
Poison ControlMuch of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the U.S. can help the journalists who are not.
Europe’s Turning PointAfter the Greek crisis, the European Union will either have to deepen its union or drift apart.