The pandemic may pose the greatest threat yet to the belief that America has little to learn from the rest of the world.
The hardest-hit country in Latin America is facing a “perfect storm,” as inequality collides with COVID-19.
Cities around the world might slowly be coming back to life, but there’s no going back to “normal.”
Jacinda Ardern’s leadership style, focused on empathy, isn’t just resonating with her people; it’s putting the country on track for success against the coronavirus.
The nation’s top infectious-disease expert is hardly infallible. But Trump allies may be criticizing him because they can’t target the president.
It might seem like the Pentagon can act as some sort of savior in confronting the coronavirus, but that’s unlikely.
The West has long stigmatized mask-wearing, unlike many Asian countries, where those who don’t wear masks during public-health crises are the ones who are stigmatized.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has lashed out against local officials who have implemented severe lockdowns, accusing them of destroying the country.
For decades other countries were shaped by the traumas of disease outbreaks while the United States remained largely untouched. No longer.
When the inevitable inquiry into the government's response to COVID-19 happens, it will conclude that signs of a coming crisis were everywhere.
Hard-liners have long warned of the systemic risks posed by America’s global supply chains. Now they’re pointing to the outbreak as definitive proof.
The candidates’ attempts at moral clarity got muddled when conversation turned to the trade-offs inherent in actually conducting American statecraft.
The episodes in which critics’ predictions weren’t borne out offer valuable lessons for Trump’s challengers, even if they still vigorously disagree with the moves the president has made.
If the Trump administration is truly going all-in on competition with Beijing, it’s not clear that Trump himself is fully on board. Nor, it’s now clear, are several of America’s closest friends.
The presidential candidate wants to redefine American power.
Anyone can get hacked. But when it happens to the rich and powerful, the stakes can be extraordinarily high.
“We are opening a Pandora’s Box,” Dwight Eisenhower warned when he ordered the first U.S. combat mission in the region. Little did he know how right he would be.
The candidates agree that Donald Trump has gutted traditional American foreign policy. Where they diverge is in how to respond to that destruction.
The accidental shoot-down of the Ukrainian passenger jet is a glaring example of how the conflict between the U.S. and Iran can spiral out of control even when neither party wants it to.
We’ve gone from the first decade since the advent of the atomic age to not yield a new nuclear-weapons state to the brink of war between the U.S. and Iran.