Lamentations over the Reformation tend to focus on, not theology, but what are viewed as its inevitable and detrimental social and political consequences.
At precisely that moment when his country’s economic prospects are tanking, Vladimir Putin is hobbled with a spy service that’s more like Inspector Clouseau than the KGB.
The Asian version of the conflict between House Lannister and House Stark is playing out over a patch of remote land high in the Himalayas, bordered by China, India, and Bhutan.
The stern response today is a consequence of Qatar not only breaking its 2013 commitments but of stepping well beyond them.
It is a good thing for rational dialogue and eventual progress for leaders like Emmanuel Macron to accidentally tell the truth publicly, even if his unforced truth-telling was incomplete.
Since Chinese authorities won’t let Liu Xiaobo leave China for medical help, he probably will die soon. But his efforts to speak the truth will endure.
Pew polling indicates that the free world may not love him. But so long as he’s sitting in the Oval Office, Donald Trump will remain its leader.
The Trump administration appears to be throwing down the gauntlet not just to Syria, but also to its allies Russia and Iran.
Can one support freedom and security for both majorities and minorities? This is the biggest question looming over U.S. policy in the Middle East, particularly for our involvement in Syria.
Conspicuously missing is significant attention to the country that bears a large share of the blame for the current crisis and could play a crucial role in the future: Pakistan.
President Trump does not believe the United States has enemies only because we create them, or that anything good comes from accommodating hostile regimes.
While the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament—albeit short of an outright majority—the election result cannot be viewed as anything other than a defeat.
Wednesday’s attacks in Iran seem not to have been spontaneously inspired by ISIS, but carefully planned to hit a nerve and grab international attention.
To remind the democratically challenged Turks, the American electorate’s mood, and therefore its leaders, can become hostile when U.S. citizens are routinely attacked or threatened.
On Sunday French voters chose a centrist candidate for president, Emmanuel Macron, who has never been elected to office and who founded his own party.
Tensions about the European Union and Muslim mass immigration are simmering all over Europe, but they seem to boil over more frequently in the Netherlands than in other countries.
Political tension in Macedonia is rooted deep within the identities of the people because ethnicity, rather than ideology, is the real divide between parties.
Our foremost international body has intentionally put Saudi Arabia, a country notorious for its women’s rights problems, on a commission dedicated to promoting women’s rights.
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