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?
A New, Scarier Phase in the War Against ISISIf the group really did put a bomb on that Russian plane, we’re in big trouble.
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.
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.
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.