Yes, the roads are confusing, the food portions unambitious, the peanut butter not so good, but for this American, life in the U.K. has its compensations.
Countries differ in their norms, but office workers everywhere want the same thing: flexibility.
If the Biden administration refuses to investigate the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, those who target American journalists will have impunity.
Imagine Americans putting up statues of the man who shot Lincoln. The equivalent is happening in India today.
Narendra Modi’s ethnonationalist rule is unraveling the country’s constitutional commitment to its Muslim and Christian minorities.
Marine Le Pen had her best performance to date, and has successfully pushed many of her far-right ideas into the mainstream.
As Brussels focuses on aggression by Moscow, a more insidious threat to democracy has strengthened its hand in Budapest.
The war is dominating elections in Hungary and France.
As Vladimir Putin asserts control over his country’s media space, many outlets are fighting back.
Conflicts, though typically started easily, can be brutal, intractable, and difficult to end.
The Russian leader is creating the very Western alliance he feared.
Excluding Russia from the sports and art worlds over its war against Ukraine threatens Putin’s image in the way economic and political sanctions cannot.
Nationalist leaders often weaponize the past to justify their present aims. But the Russian president’s narrative appears to be directed at an audience of one.
While the world watches Ukraine, Moscow is making moves in neighboring Belarus, too.
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For many Ukrainians, war with Russia is not a possibility, but an ever-present reality.
As China prepares to host the Winter Games, it can count on the tacit support of majority-Muslim countries.
As patience with the pandemic wanes, leaders in widely vaccinated democracies are deploying a new political strategy.
Around the world, Trump allies are laying the groundwork to sow doubt in the democratic process and, if necessary, subvert elections.
Domestic actors, not global summits, drive democratization.