Global Opinions

Beijing is keeping track of everyone who matters around the world.
  • 4 hours ago
Like the United States, Pakistan does not want to see Afghanistan become a sanctuary for international terrorism ever again.
  • 7 hours ago
Iraq is the place where a U.S.-Iran confrontation could explode in the next few weeks, creating an “October surprise.”
The administration correctly identified a problem. But its solution is a mess.
Seizure at sea and the Joshua Wong arrest show China’s new assertiveness.
In Canada’s throne speech, Trudeau’s Liberal government promises more of the same.
The rising tensions mobilized the U.S. and Germany, which have watched Turkey’s drive for regional hegemony with growing anxiety.
Trump has performed poorly and doesn’t seem to care about much of the portfolio.
The real reason for so much agitation lies in the desire to keep in place power dynamics rooted in the colonial past.
As my 11-year-old asked the other day, “Does Trump want to make America more like China?”
The regime in Tehran cares less than ever about international public opinion.
A strategically sensitive area is rife with social problems.
  • 4 days ago
This should have been a moment for media outlets to challenge corrosive narratives about Africa.
Even U.S. allies repudiate the administration’s latest move on Iran.
Beneath the veneer of “peace," these agreements strengthen four nefarious dynamics that far outweigh the current niceties.
Even if Trump isn’t reelected, it will be difficult to salvage America’s reputation fully.
WeChat runs on a technology of tyranny that combines algorithms of surveillance, repression and distraction.
  • Sep 18
The detailed acccounts of torture in clandestine detention centers read like dispatches from the darkest days of right-wing military dictatorships.
As Alexei Navalny recovers in Germany, his supporters win elections in Siberia.
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Europeans need to recognize that recent conflict in the "East Med" cannot be addressed in isolation.
  • Sep 17
We can be sure that on Sunday evening, the electoral authorities will announce that Lukashenko has been reelected. But the key thing is what happens next.
  • Aug 7
Rhea's saga is an example of what happens when India's media vilifies women.
  • Sep 11
Iraq is the place where a U.S.-Iran confrontation could explode in the next few weeks, creating an “October surprise.”
  • 1 day ago
The regime in Tehran cares less than ever about international public opinion.
  • 4 days ago
The administration correctly identified a problem. But its solution is a mess.
  • 2 days ago
Seizure at sea and the Joshua Wong arrest show China’s new assertiveness.
  • 2 days ago
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