What comes next?
Joseph Gualtieri in Hong Kong—the same Atlantic reader we featured in our earlier note about Trump’s phone call with the…
A Chinese scholar argues that the U.S. shouldn’t touch Taiwan—just like China wouldn’t back separatists in Texas or Hawaii.
On words and meaning in international politics
Since Fidel Castro died, Donald Trump and others have called for reversing Obama’s opening to the island. Fifty years of evidence suggests that won’t work.
How Trump’s government could change America’s approach to terrorism
Why the Trump-Putin bromance might not last
“Any action by a president, or any result of an election, or any legislation that has proven flawed can be corrected.”
The ethics of accepting, or refusing, a political appointment from the president-elect
A survey of female leaders around the world indicates how steep Hillary Clinton’s climb was.
The world has reacted to Trump’s victory. Soon Trump will have to react to the world.
U.S. politicians like Hillary Clinton have long argued that the world will be worse off if America doesn’t lead as it traditionally has. We’re about to find out.
International election observers assess the state of U.S. politics.
A scholar of U.S. foreign policy explains why the 2016 race could be the most consequential election—anywhere—since the 1930s.
The trial of Geert Wilders tests the limits of free discourse.
They were essentially saying: If I were a man, I might have earned my paycheck by now.
“As a rule Hitler comparisons are not about fairness. They have a political purpose.”
Control of territory is at the core of ISIS ideology. But the group can outlast its recent losses.
What happens if Donald Trump is defeated?
Because of its location, America can choose whether it wants to be a gatekeeper or a global policeman.