Countries’ bungling their responses to the coronavirus as others seal themselves off could lead to a total transformation of geopolitics.
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.
Military spending is at historically high levels, and increasing under Trump. A ten percent cut is an overdue correction to the bloated Pentagon budget.
It’s not Washington and Lincoln Trump imagines himself in the footsteps of — it’s Xi and Putin.
While Europe and Asia track down three-digit infection spikes at worst, the U.S. is dealing with over 40,000 a day.
What lessons can be learned from the end of the Confederacy, Nazi Germany, and Saddam’s Iraq?
You don’t need to lionize Bolton, a far-right hawk, to understand what makes his observations about Trump valuable.
Many of the establishment figures now turning on Trump have blood on their hands. But that’s the point.
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
The G7 kicked Russia out over its invasion of Crimea. Does the U.S. assault on international laws, treaties, and democracy warrant the same treatment?
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he’s giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
Donald Trump isn’t the first president to threaten to cut funding from the World Health Organization (WHO), but he’s the first to actually do it.
Donald Trump could end up in court over his mishandling of the coronavirus.
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.