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First lady Jill Biden, President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Brigitte Macron arrive at Elysée Palace on June 8, 2024, in Paris, France.

What’s Old About Biden? (It Isn’t His Age.) What’s Old About Biden? (It Isn’t His Age.)

His foreign policy ideas are tired.

Jun 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

People wave Polish and EU flags during a pro-EU rally organized by Prime Minister Donald Tusk ahead of European Parliament elections in Warsaw's Castle Square on June 4, 2024.

What Is at Stake as the European Union Swings Right? What Is at Stake as the European Union Swings Right?

The right’s normalization moves ahead.

Jun 6, 2024 / Marlene Laruelle

A Ukrainian soldier waits for orders next to the artillery at his fighting position as the Russia-Ukraine war continues in the direction of Liman, Ukraine, on May 25, 2024.

The Perils of Wider War in Eastern Europe The Perils of Wider War in Eastern Europe

We face a choice between a negotiated settlement in Ukraine and the possibility of a catastrophic war.

Jun 5, 2024 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel, James Carden for The Nation

Defense Secretary Austin, General Brown Hold Media Briefing At The Pentagon

The Ukraine Aid Package Heightens the Risk of Escalation  The Ukraine Aid Package Heightens the Risk of Escalation 

The passage by Congress of the latest aid package to Ukraine was met with cheers, but there is ample reason for caution.

May 2, 2024 / James Carden and Katrina vanden Heuvel

Partially melting glaciers

Can Russian-US Scientific Cooperation Be Restored as Arctic Warming and the Ukraine War Intensify? Can Russian-US Scientific Cooperation Be Restored as Arctic Warming and the Ukraine War Intensify?

US and Russia have a long history of polar science cooperation.

Apr 16, 2024 / Pavel Devyatkin

TikTok supporters

Loath as I Am to Agree With Marjorie Taylor Greene… Loath as I Am to Agree With Marjorie Taylor Greene…

How the effort to bank TikTok is a fascinating case study in transpartisan politics.

Mar 28, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Commemoration in Novosibirsk for victims of Moscow concert hall attack

The Moscow Terror Attack The Moscow Terror Attack

Coming just days after Putin’s orchestrated election, will it endanger his legacy—and his future?

Mar 25, 2024 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel for The Nation

Police block the way to a monument in St. Petersburg, Russia, honoring the memory of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny the day after news of his death.

Free Boris Kagarlitsky Free Boris Kagarlitsky

The Nation joins the global appeal for his release.

Mar 5, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Ukrainian soldiers pass by a volunteer bus burning after a Russian drone hit it near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on November 23, 2023.

It’s Time to Negotiate With Russia It’s Time to Negotiate With Russia

Diplomacy will be ugly, but peace must be the ultimate goal.

Dec 21, 2023 / Ross Barkan

somber photo American flag, US isolationism

Two Cheers for Isolationism Two Cheers for Isolationism

The left should be arguing that the US’s purpose is its own redevelopment—which is incompatible with global primacy.

Nov 17, 2023 / Jeff Faux

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