The politics of Turkish tomatoes
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
It is more than accuracy that is under assault. It is the ability to identify contemporary culprits, and see clearly the damage that they are doing.
As the Trump administration navigates the risks of escalation, there’s a real danger it will get the calculus wrong.
The military says it was to destroy tunnels used by ISIS, but the group’s presence is becoming marginal.
How a constitutional referendum could give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan undisputed power
If Moscow had grown accustomed to being the unpredictable partner in the relationship, it will have to make adjustments.
Christians around the world celebrating Holy Week and Easter
The Trump administration issued an $89 million warning to other countries. But the message has its limits.
Why does the president want to undo the post–World War II order?
A resolution to condemn Assad has once again fallen to a Russian veto. But there is something the institution could do to help end the war.
Some politicians are calling for more “transparent” services for Muslims.
Parts of California have just experienced the wettest winter on record—months of rain have refilled reservoirs and snow has covered the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Christianity was born in pain in the country. An attack on a holy day is another bloody symbol of its beginnings.
The United States periodically debates whether to do more or less abroad. Trump won by promising both. But he can’t possibly deliver.
And is Donald Trump one?
Opposition groups have taken to the streets in Venezuela five times in the last week, protesting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
From political solutions to regime change, U.S. officials have offered a dizzying variety of ideas about the goals and methods of American posture toward Bashar al-Assad.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Moscow with a near-impossible mission.
I was chief of staff at the State Department the last time a president considered punishing Assad for using chemical weapons. The complexities we faced then are worth considering as Trump contemplates what’s next in Syria.
A tale of Syrian deception, Russian duplicity, and American dithering