Past experience shows that economic pressure does change societies—but it mostly facilitates hardliners. Iran’s regime may be next.
Fifteen years after the U.S. entered Iraq, the president is inching us closer to another unnecessary fight.
It wasn’t just military strength that won the Cold War.
The former foreign secretary was steering a diminished Britain—and may have helped accelerate its decline.
The North Korean leader cites “epochal progress,” but leaves out one very important issue.
Over the weekend, sustained heavy rainfall hit parts of western and central Japan, causing flash flooding, setting off landslides, and submerging floodplains.
During his campaign, the president encouraged Brexit. Now, as Britain struggles with its transition from the EU, he’s turned his back.
If Trump continues to escalate tariffs on Chinese goods, there will be negative consequences for the economy.
It’s less a triumphant celebration of the “special relationship” between two long-standing allies and more an exercise in damage control.
The effect of Trump’s foreign-policy doctrine can be summed up as “Make America Weak Again.”
Trump isn’t the first Republican to ask that question.
Trump wants our European allies to build their military strength. What will it look like if they do?
The president’s emphasis on spending obscures a much deeper skepticism of alliances.
The Daily Mail tabloid encouraged a vote for Brexit. Will a new, pro-Europe editor make readers change their minds—or unsubscribe?
The country’s methods of controlling immigration are simply less in-your-face than America’s.
Croatia’s unlikely march through the tournament is like the story of a nation that managed to barely survive.
Fields of lentils and poppies carpet this Italian landscape with a colorful quilt of blossoming flowers every year.
America needs less.
The transatlantic alliance has seen worse.
The native population of Easter Island grapples with the inexorable force of globalization.
In parts of Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and Russia, an ancient pagan rite combined with a traditional Orthodox feast to become Ivan Kupala Night, a festival celebrating the summer solstice.