One does not need to be a hardliner on China, just a global realist, to see that there is a vast gap between Xi’s rhetoric and reality.
Beyond containing the COVID 19 virus, we must also contain the “infodemic” — the glut of misinformation from various sources. What does that take?
Are the Koch brothers going to be devoured by the very same radical forces on the right-wing of Republican politics that they helped spawn?
The poisoning of Sergei Skripal could well be the event that broke the camel’s back in terms of Western disgust with Russia’s dirty campaigns.
Turkey’s culture of impunity continues to make Christians an attractive target for hate crimes.
Two movies about Britain in 1940 – Dunkirk and the Darkest Hour – have collected plenty of Oscar nominations. Yet, both movies are full of historical nonsense.
How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?
Will the threat of terrorism fade away, much as the threat of radical anarchy did over a century ago?