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Modernity: No Shield Against Genocide

As long as we put our short-sighted political interest above human lives, we prove we have learned little from history and are condemned to repeat it.

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How Donald Trump Is Losing the Trade War

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. Trump is not so much fighting China on trade as turning the U.S. into China.

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US Cuba Policy Is an Embarrassment

The Trump administration’s policy toward Cuba will only increase the antagonism between the Cuban and US governments.

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Political Courage Compared: US Vs. Turkey

Why is standing up to one-man rule and presidential nepotism actively pursued among AK Party grandees in Turkey, but not by Republicans in the U.S.?

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In Charts: Checking Up on India

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring India.

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US-China Trade: It’s Politics, Stupid!

A better safety net for Americans is the issue that should be addressed with at least as much vigor as tariffs on Chinese goods.

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The Republicans-Trump-Putin Love Triangle

Why does the sitting U.S. President continue to praise Putin and show him great signs of deference?

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EU Needed Now to Lead on Press Protection

The U.S. is no longer the active leader in promoting press freedom as a vital pillar of democracy. The EU ought to fill this space.

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In Charts: Religion

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global religion.

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AOC and Francis Fukuyama: Reflections on Social Democracy and the US

While the “end of history” may have been reached for social democracy in Europe, it hasn’t even begun to unfold its appeal and its political power in the United States.

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