In occupied Kherson, Russia is imposing a grim, hopeless reality

If the city survived, albeit deserted, some villages in the region were simply wiped out.

By Iuliia MendelMay 27, 2022

Why Londoners have lost their faith in the city’s police

The police force response to the Partygate scandal is just the latest in a series of dramatic failings.

By Hannah FearnMay 27, 2022

The one hopeful sign coming out of Davos this year

Russia’s aggression has sparked something like a revolution in Europe.

By Fareed ZakariaMay 26, 2022

Quebec’s intolerant government undermines Canadian claims of progressiveness

Bill 96 is an ambitious piece of legislation that grants the state sweeping powers to ensure French is all but mandatory in virtually every realm of life.

By J.J. McCulloughMay 26, 2022

Pakistan’s foreign minister calls for a reset. Washington should hear him out.

A change of power in Pakistan opens up a window of opportunity.

By Josh RoginMay 26, 2022

I know Saudi repression. Biden should save ties with the kingdom — with conditions.

Any reconciliation that includes a Biden-MBS interaction and renewed U.S. security guarantees must be conditioned on Saudi compliance with American interests and values.

By Khalid AljabriMay 26, 2022

The deceitful dodges Republicans use to resist gun controls

The GOP "solution" to school shootings? Ballistic blankets, man traps — and more guns.

By Max BootMay 25, 2022

Australians’ big message on climate change and politics as usual

The success of the "Teal Independents" reveals voters' dissatisfaction with both major parties.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.May 25, 2022

The truths Vladimir Kara-Murza spoke that Putin wants suppressed

Many of Kara-Murza's columns for The Post have proved eerily prescient.

By Washington Post StaffMay 25, 2022

Biden’s flip-flop on defending Taiwan makes America look weak

Biden had it right the first, second and third times. But his staff appears to have swayed him in the wrong direction.

By Marc A. ThiessenMay 24, 2022

Why I’m sad to be on Russia’s all-purpose payback list

The list of those permanently banned from visiting Russia is a catalogue of hurt. But how will this country find its way back to normal life if it won't talk to anyone?

By David IgnatiusMay 24, 2022

MAGA Republicans aren’t isolationist. They’re pro-Putin.

By opposing aid to Ukraine, MAGA Republicans reject the Reagan Doctrine

By Max BootMay 24, 2022

On Iran, Biden should reverse Trump’s imaginary statecraft

It's time to restart the Iran nuclear deal. Don't let objections about the IRGC slow that down.

By Daniel Benjamin and Jason M. BlazakisMay 24, 2022

Biden is right to say the U.S. should defend Taiwan

Now, the president's actions must match his words.

By Henry OlsenMay 23, 2022

Don’t worry about Putin’s feelings. Russia must pay for its invasion.

The West has no right to tell Ukraine to stop fighting.

By Max BootMay 23, 2022

What Australia’s election rout shows the country — and world

They say bad generals always fight the last war, and the Liberal campaign fell into the same trap.

By Richard GloverMay 22, 2022

Some conservatives oppose Sweden and Finland joining NATO. They’re wrong.

Conservatives can't simply oppose everything President Biden wants.

By Henry OlsenMay 20, 2022

If Queen Elizabeth can’t do her job, she should abdicate

Every day seems to bring fresh news of a royal ceremony being skipped, canceled or rescheduled indefinitely.

By J.J. McCulloughMay 20, 2022

Biden seeks a new opening in a rattled Asia

Russia's invasion of Ukraine and China's woes offer the United States an opportunity in the region.

By David IgnatiusMay 19, 2022