Max Fisher

Worldviews bloggerWashington, D.C.

The latest from Max

We have two very different understandings of what’s happening there and why.

  • Feb 21, 2014

And it could be an even bigger deal than that.

  • Feb 21, 2014

A resolution undercutting the president’s powers has huge symbolic weight.

  • Feb 20, 2014

Research finds that, when protesters take up arms, they become much more likely to fail.

  • Feb 20, 2014

Christianity has deep roots on Ukraine, but the politics of it are complicated.

  • Feb 20, 2014

More observers, analysts and heads of state are warning of war. Are they right?

  • Feb 19, 2014

Here’s a quick rundown on the last 24-plus hours in Ukraine’s crisis.

  • Feb 19, 2014

At least nine people have been killed in the ongoing violence. Follow live with people on the ground.

  • Feb 18, 2014

Nine people have already been killed and the violence is worsening.

  • Feb 18, 2014

A study by the People’s Liberation Army says Chinese waistlines have grown two inches.

  • Feb 18, 2014

Up to five people may have been killed since violence returned Tuesday.

  • Feb 18, 2014

World Press Photo announced their winners for photos of the year. Here’s what they say.

  • Feb 14, 2014

“Amid starvation, a message from Syria on the day of love. From Syria with love.“

  • Feb 14, 2014

This doesn’t just matter for women’s welfare it matters for a country’s ability to succeed.

  • Feb 13, 2014

The pair climbed an ancient pyramid at Giza last year.

  • Feb 13, 2014

Territory is increasingly divided between several groups, none of them strong enough to win or willing to negotiate.

  • Feb 12, 2014

Looking into the data behind the alarming Reporters Without Borders report gives strong reason to doubt this conclusion.

  • Feb 12, 2014

France’s favorability among Americans has more than doubled in 10 years.

  • Feb 12, 2014

In 2009, they spoofed American misconceptions of Iran. Can it work again in Moscow?

  • Feb 11, 2014

Sectarian violence may be senseless, but it does have a certain self-reinforcing logic all its own.

  • Feb 10, 2014
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Max Fisher is the Post's foreign affairs blogger. He has a master's degree in security studies from Johns Hopkins University. Sign up for his daily newsletter here. Also, follow him on Twitter or Facebook