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It’s time to apply Warp Speed to vaccinate the globe

How to manufacture effective coronavirus vaccines at scale is key.

Corporations should think twice before sponsoring the ‘Genocide Olympics’

The XXIV Winter Games in Beijing, “The Genocide Olympics,” is bad branding.

In the South China Sea, Beijing’s claims to power signal danger ahead

The conflict over the sea isn’t just a power play between China and the United States — it’s a confrontation between China and the world.

Biden’s foreign policy has been admirably illusion-free — but it must retain its ambitions

This president has a firm grasp of what the U.S. can accomplish abroad. He should take more advantage of that.

Colombia is fraying under the pressure of covid. Its neighbors could be next.

Even the most stable Latin American countries have been rocked by covid-19.

Why Cuba can’t afford to let a Black activist die for demanding basic rights

Otero is the biggest rock inside the regime’s boot. He has now also become a liability.

Why Macron’s decision to commemorate Napoleon is an insult to France and its people

Napoleon will not be erased: No one denies the fact that he had a major impact on French history. But he belongs to the history books.

Congress is finally investigating the lab accident covid-19 origin theory

Democrats are conspicuous by their absence.

The wizards of Armageddon may be back

China’s accelerating nuclear program vexes American analysts.

The pandemic has led to innovation. It’s a reason for optimism.

The covid catastrophe could prompt long-delayed reforms.

The ominous lessons Putin is learning from Xi Jinping

An independent website is threatened by a “foreign agent” label.

In India, social media is a lifeline. It’s being silenced.

The silencing of critical voices is not new. The Indian government has consistently restricted and censored physical and online spaces.
  • 2 days ago

Democratic backsliding and unrest add to U.S. challenges in Latin America

Even in the midst of the pandemic and its aftermath, the Biden administration has an opportunity for greater productive influence.

I lost my father to covid-19 — along with my faith in India’s government to protect our people

How much more heartbreak, death and lies from the government can my country endure during this pandemic?

Can the man who saved the euro now save his country?

In little more than two months, Draghi seems to have lost momentum, failing to capitalize on the rare spirit of national unity that surrounded his nomination.
  • 2 days ago

Duque’s repressive security policies have failed Colombia

Amid the indiscriminate abuses and evermore violent clashes, domestic and international pressure is mounting.
  • 3 days ago

Biden’s North Korea strategy: Hurry up and wait

The new administration’s approach looks a lot like President Barack Obama’s old one.

Russia’s plot to control the Internet is no longer a secret

Valdimir Putin is seeking to install Russia's candidate at the head of a U.N. Internet governance board

As India struggles, the opposition Congress Party prioritizes dynasty over democracy

The next general election — the most consequential in India’s history — is just three years away.
  • 3 days ago

The U.S. has a lot of leverage over El Salvador. It’s time to use it.

Under Mr. Bukele, the Central American nation is sliding away from democracy.
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Erdogan’s insane canal project is set to trigger the biggest fight in Turkish politics

The president seems determined to push ahead despite deepening opposition.
  • Apr 15

The U.S. and Europe must be ready to stand up to any Russian aggression in Ukraine

Putin must understand there will be severe consequences if there’s further aggression against Ukraine.
  • Apr 13

I lost my father to covid-19 — along with my faith in India’s government to protect our people

How much more heartbreak, death and lies from the government can my country endure during this pandemic?
  • 2 days ago

The wizards of Armageddon may be back

China’s accelerating nuclear program vexes American analysts.
  • 1 day ago

An Iranian TV show targeted me. Now it’s attacking journalism — and it’s not alone.

As we mark World Press Freedom Day, attacks on the free press and expression are entering popular culture.
  • 5 days ago

It’s time to apply Warp Speed to vaccinate the globe

How to manufacture effective coronavirus vaccines at scale is key.
  • 6 hours ago
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