Opinion

Don’t let China stage another Tiananmen massacre

Western leaders should openly show their moral support for the protesters.

By Jianli YangNovember 28, 2022

Florida is no longer a swing state. That’s good news for U.S. foreign policy.

President Biden is finally free to pursue rational policies on Cuba and Venezuela.

By Max BootNovember 28, 2022

Mexico should stop its president’s latest antidemocratic maneuver

The United States is not the only North American democracy at risk from a president’s belief that he is a victim of election-rigging.

By the Editorial BoardNovember 28, 2022

‘Zero covid’ has pummeled China into a crisis. Xi should react.

China is tumbling into a major covid crisis without a playbook.

By the Editorial BoardNovember 28, 2022
Opinion

Canada’s leaders should take the Chinese threat more seriously

A disposition of patient tolerance for the world’s largest and most unapologetic dictatorship was learned only with decades of effort.

By J.J. McCulloughNovember 28, 2022
Opinion

I’m Team USA. But it’s more important Iran advances in the World Cup.

The longer Iran stays in, the more recognition its people and their movement will receive.

By Jason RezaianNovember 28, 2022
Opinion

The West is finally waking up to the real problem in Iran

The international community must start the putting human rights of Iranians first.

By Masih AlinejadNovember 27, 2022
Opinion

The army is back at the center of Pakistan’s politics

And it’s all thanks to opposition leader Imran Khan

By Hamid MirNovember 26, 2022

In Belarus, a champion of democracy suffers solitary confinement

Maria Kolesnikova, who fought for democracy in her country, is languishing in a Belarusian prison camp.

By the Editorial BoardNovember 26, 2022
Opinion

Too many German voters are gravitating to the political extremes

Germany's most popular female politician is a socialist who's also a hit with the far right.

By Katja HoyerNovember 25, 2022
Opinion

I’ve seen the unannounced casualties of the Ukraine war

Abandoned pets roam the streets of ruined front-line towns and villages.

By Yehor FirsovNovember 24, 2022
Opinion

India needs to jump-start manufacturing. Here’s how to do it.

India has a chance to become a manufacturing success story. Here's what Modi should do.

By Dhiraj NayyarNovember 24, 2022

Turkey is playing with fire in northern Syria

Bombings put at risk critical work by Syrian Democratic Forces to maintain security over former Islamic State fighters.

By David IgnatiusNovember 23, 2022

The booster isn’t perfect, but still can help against covid

Are the updated boosters really worth getting? The answer is yes.

By the Editorial BoardNovember 22, 2022

Ukrainians are fighting for our freedom, too. They deserve our thanks.

The Ukrainians are reminding us how precious freedom is. For that I’m grateful.

By Max BootNovember 22, 2022
Opinion

The democracy progress you may have missed — everywhere

Let's pause and take note of some promising shoots of democracy.

By Keith B. RichburgNovember 22, 2022

Iran’s streets are ablaze as it foments more trouble abroad

The Tehran regime is providing deadly drones to Russia for use against Ukraine. This dims the prospects for negotiations to brake Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

By the Editorial BoardNovember 21, 2022

How this climate change fund could fuel populism in richer nations

It is incomprehensible that voters in the world’s developed countries will be willing to transfer that money from themselves to the world’s poorest countries.

By Henry OlsenNovember 21, 2022

Biden just won a significant diplomatic victory with China

Biden just showed how diplomacy with China can pay off.

By Max BootNovember 21, 2022
Opinion

Canada must support the migrants it’s letting in to fill jobs

With Canada's new immigration plan, 1.45 million newcomers will need job placement, housing, health care and other services.

By David MoscropNovember 18, 2022