How Will Israel Respond to Trump’s Leak?Netanyahu will not want this to hurt his relationship with the president.
Walk Softly and Blurt Out Whatever Is On Your MindWhat Trump’s big mouth could mean for American foreign policy.
Is This Donald Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre?A Nixon biographer on two big differences between 1973 and 2017.
Has Protesting Become Too Easy?Calling your congressman, and even marching, doesn’t scare the people in power enough.
Will Le Pen Lose in 2017—and Win in 2022?How the French establishment’s marginalization of the National Front could backfire.
“He’s Learning on the Job”A lonely Trump defender in the academy attempts to continue defending Trump.
The Case for Supporting Trump’s Syria InterventionEven if you don’t support Trump. A conversation with Shadi Hamid.
What Is Going On in Russia?The managing editor of the Moscow Times on the opposition to Putin and what it can, and can’t, accomplish.
Don’t Become the Thing You’re FightingCNN’s Van Jones on the danger of progressives losing their way.
What the 20th Century Tells Us About TrumpTimothy Snyder on the president’s endgame and how effectively Americans are resisting so far.
What Does North Korea Want?A missile. An assassination. B.R. Myers on the logic behind a regime’s provocative month.
How Should We Remember the Confederacy?A fight over Civil War monuments in New Orleans reignites an old but unresolved debate.
How David Letterman Changed Late NightHe made Jimmy Kimmel’s political monologue possible. But did he also play a role in normalizing Donald Trump?
What Is Going on at ESPN?How cord cutters, Fox Sports 1, and the declining fortunes of SportsCenter are hurting the “worldwide leader.”
Is Donald Trump’s Unpredictability an Advantage in Handling North Korea?The North Koreans are used to being the ones who play “the crazy card.”
Can the Web Save the World?In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter argues networks may be more powerful than nation-states.
“British Politics at the Moment Doesn’t Work”Fractious Scots, Labour in shambles, and fighting words for Spain.
American OligarchsThe New Yorker’s Jane Mayer on the billionaires supporting—and opposing—President Trump.
“We Set Out to Make the World a Better Place”Former diplomat Daniel Fried on how American leadership enriched the nation, and the globe.
Donald and Vlad: Compare and ContrastMasha Gessen on where Trump and Putin converge and diverge, and what it means for America.
The Intellectual Who Might Get Through to Donald TrumpLt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is known for critiquing the military’s decision-making process. Expect him to deliver blunt advice to the president, says Andrew Exum.