A disaster is looming at a huge Ukrainian nuclear power plant

Grave alarm about a possible nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine is escalating and warranted.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 12, 2022

It’s time the free world commits to the defense of Taiwan

For Taiwan, the eventuality of Chinese aggression is no longer a 'what-if' scenario.

By Lin Fei-fanAugust 12, 2022

Kabul fell one year ago. Here are the lessons we should learn.

Incoherent strategy, lack of patience, unrealistic expectations and insufficient monitoring are among the U.S. blunders in Afghanistan.

By Fareed ZakariaAugust 12, 2022

After 10 years of agony, it’s time for Syria to free Austin Tice

President Biden should directly ask Syria’s leader for proof that journalist Austin Tice is alive.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 11, 2022

What China’s overreaction to Pelosi’s Taiwan visit really tells us

It's clear China is abandoning its plans for a "peaceful" reunification with Taiwan.

By Josh RoginAugust 11, 2022

Brittney Griner highlights Russia’s inhumane drug policies

Russia’s drug laws are cruel and an integral arm of the authoritarian state.

By Niko VorobyovAugust 10, 2022

A Texas candidate’s claims equating the U.S. and Venezuela are alarming

By sowing doubt over the 2020 election, Carmen María Montiel might be unwittingly abetting in the destruction of the institutions she insists she holds dear.

By León KrauzeAugust 9, 2022

Germany is finally acting like Europe’s major power

Germany’s transformation is a positive result of conflict in Ukraine.

By Sebastian MallabyAugust 8, 2022

It’s Poilievre’s Conservative Party. That’s bad news for Canada.

Poilievre's toxic populist conservatism ought to worry the country.

By David MoscropAugust 8, 2022

Influencers are whitewashing Syria’s regime, with help from sponsors

Over the past few years, the regime has been earnestly recruiting YouTubers and influencers to help burnish the country’s image.

By Sophie Fullerton August 8, 2022

The U.S. has failed to contain monkeypox. That should not have happened.

The covid pandemic and the monkeypox outbreak are quite different, but the early responses have exposed similar shortcomings.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 6, 2022

The will of Ukrainian volunteers shows how we will prevail over Russia

Yes, Ukrainians are tired, but we can’t afford to rest. Russia is threatening our very existence, testing us everyday.

By Iuliia MendelAugust 6, 2022

Even from prison I can see opposition to Putin’s war growing

Opposition to the war among Russians received unexpected official confirmation thanks to a leaked poll.

By Vladimir Kara-MurzaAugust 5, 2022

The U.S.-China crisis over Taiwan was wholly predictable

The Biden administration’s approach to China has been tactically flawed and can be adjusted. Beijing’s errors are more serious — and potentially catastrophic.

By Fareed ZakariaAugust 4, 2022

Chinese ambassador: Why China objects to Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

These are extremely irresponsible, provocative and dangerous moves.

By Qin GangAugust 4, 2022

‘Realists’ have it wrong: Putin, not Zelensky, is the one who can end the war.

No swap of sovereignty for peace can do more than slow Russia's aims in Ukraine.

By Michael McFaulAugust 4, 2022

The skeptics are wrong: The U.S. can confront both China and Russia

U.S. leaders should stop deluding the American people into the false comfort that we have the luxury to choose to fight one evil and not the other.

By Josh RoginAugust 4, 2022

The time I met the brains of al-Qaeda

Zawahiri's ties in Afghanistan ran deep. He was clearly important for the Taliban: an Arab jihadist who openly opposed the Islamic State and saw the Taliban as a partner.

By Hamid MirAugust 4, 2022

Nuclear arms control is moribund, but its necessity is not

The goal of arms control — to reduce risk and make the world safer — is still a valid quest, if a far more difficult one.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 3, 2022

Shame on me for believing courts could stop the Israeli settlement machine

Those of us in Israel who see settlement and occupation as unjust and a danger have to put the issue at the top of the nation’s political agenda.

By Gershom GorenbergAugust 3, 2022