Will Le Pen Lose in 2017—and Win in 2022?
How the French establishment’s marginalization of the National Front could backfire.
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.
What Made Michael Flynn DifferentWith his narrow experience and overt hostilities, Trump’s national security adviser was doomed to fail, says James Mann.
Too Close for ComfortHow much do the early days of the Trump administration look like the Third Reich? Historian Richard Evans weighs in.
I’d Like to Congratulate Donald Trump on His Victory …Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau on what the candidates—and the current president—should say on election night.
The Philippines’ Donald TrumpRodrigo Duterte’s rash behavior and harsh politics are imperiling his country’s democracy.
“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.
Should the Worldwide Leader Stick to Sports?ESPN’s Rachel Nichols on talking politics and whether the NBA champs will visit the White House.
Is Marine Le Pen Really France’s Donald Trump?Another nationalist is in line for the presidency. Professor Cécile Alduy examines the field.
What a Pro-Trump English Professor Thinks NowA conversation with Mark Bauerlein, the rare academic who believed—and still believes—we’ve found the right leader to make America great again.
How the Democratic Party Lost Touch With the White Working ClassA conversation with the New Yorker’s George Packer.
Bill Weld Wants a Seat at the TableThe Libertarian Party vice presidential candidate on Donald Trump, Gary Johnson, and the importance of having a navy.