An apparent assassination attempt in Venezuela shows how technology is moving faster than governments can counter it.
One country’s “productive” talks are another’s “gangsterlike” demands.
Vladimir Putin has once again gamed the system to get an anti-corruption activist arrested in a Western democracy.
The atrocities keep coming.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May used unusually strong terms to link Russia to the poisoning of a former spy on British soil, but left open the question of what happens next.
A mosque attack that killed more than 300 people in Egypt stands out for its ruthlessness, but not for the sinister targeting of the faithful.
This latest strike may be Pyongyang’s most provocative test this year.
Yousef al-Otaiba on the Gulf crisis and the future of the Middle East
The United States can avoid war with North Korea, but the “fire and fury” episode will still do long-term damage.
The unusual detail of the Kim regime’s latest statement on Guam
As tensions rise in East Asia, they highlight the dangers of Trump’s unpredictability.
The scholar Robert Jervis discusses his theory of the security dilemma, and how Trump is testing it.
A Russian investigative journalist parses a murky concept.
A conversation on intelligence and well-meant incompetence
Did Moscow influence the U.S. election? Who else has been hacked? Could the CIA be wrong?
The logic of policy by tweet
In the absence of other evidence, a social-media post could mean any number of things.
Some background on the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Ankara
How Assad and Russia achieved a major victory at a devastating cost
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks there’s still time—but the process is moving in the wrong direction.