Opinion

Britain’s proposed online safety rules defy common sense

The new online safety bill is a tangled mess whose failings are a warning to other countries, including the United States.

By Chris Stokel-WalkerJanuary 31, 2023
Opinion

Putin has paved the way for Ukrainian membership in NATO

We should begin the process of admitting Ukraine to NATO as soon as possible.

By Boris JohnsonJanuary 30, 2023

Xi Jinping doesn’t want to wind up on the losing side in Ukraine

Russia has become an embarrassment to China. Can the United States take advantage?

By Max BootJanuary 30, 2023

Russia outlaws an independent news outlet. Meduza cannot be silenced.

One of the last independent outlets in Russia, Meduza, has just been designated “undesirable” — threatening it with criminal penalties inside the country.

By the Editorial BoardJanuary 28, 2023

How to keep the West solid for Ukraine

Olaf Scholz's decision to ship German-made heavy battle tanks for Ukraine's use is a reminder that transatlantic unity should not be taken for granted.

By the Editorial BoardJanuary 27, 2023
Opinion

India just took a dangerous step on disinformation

Narendra Modi's government once again shows its contempt for freedom of the press.

By Rana AyyubJanuary 26, 2023
Opinion

Putin is embracing Stalin’s way of war

Saving soldiers’ lives is of no importance. Pushing forward is everything.

By Leon AronJanuary 26, 2023

The Pentagon is about to go on a weapons-buying spree

Congress just gave the Defense Department the power to buy weapons faster. It should proceed carefully.

By the Editorial BoardJanuary 25, 2023
Opinion

Ecuador’s president is bucking the Latin American trend

President Guillermo Lasso is sticking to pro-market principles even as leftists triumph elsewhere.

By Lally WeymouthJanuary 25, 2023
Opinion

The wrong way to fix Ontario’s health-care crisis

There are better approaches to easing the strain on the public system.

By David MoscropJanuary 25, 2023
Opinion

With the nationalists in power, Israel needs a Jewish-Arab alliance

The government's extremism can only be confronted by combined political power.

By Jo-Ann MortJanuary 25, 2023
Opinion

Blinken ponders the post-Ukraine-war order

Efforts to build Kyiv military capacity are both about the current fight and what comes after

By David IgnatiusJanuary 24, 2023

Mike Pompeo’s revolting embrace of MBS after the Khashoggi murder

The former secretary of state reveals he’s clueless about the principles of rule of law and free expression.

By the Editorial BoardJanuary 24, 2023
Opinion

Are we seeing the beginning of the end of Putinism?

The Russian president will never recover from his disastrous war in Ukraine.

By Michael McFaulJanuary 24, 2023
Opinion

How Turkey pursues dissident exiles like me all over the world

After six years in exile, I found my name on a "Terrorist Wanted" list.

By Can Dündar January 23, 2023

NATO is more unified than ever. But what about those tanks?

A dispute over weaponry mars the West’s impressive unity behind Ukraine.

By Max BootJanuary 23, 2023
Opinion

Canada is edging toward creating a right to suicide

One report said the poor, lonely and outcast are already using medically assisted death as a way of escaping the general hardship of their lives.

By J.J. McCulloughJanuary 23, 2023

How to bring Putin and his henchmen to justice

The International Criminal Court lacks jurisdiction to seek accountability for the authors of the war: Putin and his top ministers, generals and financiers.

By the Editorial BoardJanuary 23, 2023

Germany is refusing to send tanks to Ukraine. Biden cannot let this stand.

The fissure in NATO's once-solid front against Russia's aggression needs to be quickly patched.

By the Editorial BoardJanuary 21, 2023