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The refugee crisis is growing as civilians flee a war that is drawing ethnic and religious borders in blood.

American soldier and flag

The first step is to accept the fact that American power is limited and global rule is an impossible fantasy.

A new cybersecurity elite moves between government and private practice, taking state secrets with them.

The Cuban people are beginning a new chapter in what José Martí called ‘‘our America.’’

Ada Colau

The country’s political landscape has changed beyond recognition, with left-wing parties gaining everywhere.

The states of the future will marry the least savory aspects of collectivism and capitalism.

Lituya Bay, Gulf of Alaska

The waters of the Gulf of Alaska are some of the most pristine in the world. That will change next month.

President Erdogan plans to rewrite the Constitution and concentrate yet more power in his hands.

Blogs

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

The idea that further Western imperialism could now bring order to the Middle East is the ultimate anachronism.

May 26, 2015

The fatal fire at a Philippines shoe factory exposes the ills of global free trade.

May 26, 2015

John Kerry’s Sochi visit was a turning point in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

May 22, 2015

The refugees are fleeing abduction, torture, and assault—that’s why they’ll continue trying to reach Europe any way they can. 

May 20, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

The veteran journalist tracked down the one man who could link the Nixon White House to the illegal bombing of Cambodia. 

May 20, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015