International

09/26/2016 - 2:00pm

    The world is a mess, with billions of people locked in inescapable cycles of war, famine and poverty, with more children than ever perishing from hunger, disease and violence.

    That’s about the only thing Americans agree on; we’re polarized about all else. But several polls have found...

09/13/2016 - 6:00pm

    The surge of populist right-wing parties in Europe has now damaged the standing of the continent's most important leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Worse, the rise of movements fueled by nationalistic and racist programs signals that a core ethos of the European-American alliance vital to...

09/11/2016 - 3:00pm

    Edward Snowden is increasingly unhappy with the situation in Russia, where he has lived for more than three years. President Vladimir Putin once welcomed the National Security Agency contractor for his propaganda value, but he may be wondering if it's all been worth it.

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09/11/2016 - 1:00pm

    "U.S. investigates potential covert Russian plan to disrupt November elections." To those unused to this kind of story, I can imagine that headline, from The Washington Post this week, seemed strange. A secret Russian plot to throw a U.S. election through a massive hack of the electoral system...

09/11/2016 - 9:00am

    David Davis, the U.K.'s new Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, made a statement to the House of Commons this week on the meaning of "Brexit means Brexit." Commentators were roundly unimpressed. If I may be allowed to say, their apparent determination to be unimpressed is...

09/09/2016 - 2:00pm

    On the morning of July 20, the idyllic calm of Kiev's leafy center was shattered. A bomb planted beneath award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet's red Subaru exploded, killing him instantly and raining down fiery debris on the quiet boulevard. Triggered by remote control, the assassination was...

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