Some conservatives oppose Sweden and Finland joining NATO. They’re wrong.
Conservatives can't simply oppose everything President Biden wants.
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.
The rage and despair of the Iranian people is flowing onto the streets
Images of brutality aimed at the most vulnerable, including the elderly, have spread around the world.
To counter Putin’s aggression in Ukraine, look to Ronald Reagan
How to confront and reverse Russia's unprovoked aggression.
All eyes are on Ukraine, but another crisis is brewing in Iran
Already burdened by Russia's war to the east, Europe needs a nuclear deal, not conflict, with Tehran.
The new balance of power: U.S. and allies up, Russia down
"We are now living in a totally new era."
Ukrainians are rebuilding after Russian destruction — and asking why
While Ukrainian authorities are repairing the damage along the tank-beaten roads, Russian artillery is gathering on the border.
Thanks, Vladimir Putin, for greatly strengthening NATO
NATO was said to be “brain dead” and “broken.” Now it’s stronger than ever.
The tragedy of ISIS fighters’ families left behind in Syria
The caliphate failed. What's to become of the ISIS fighters' families?
In the Taliban’s Afghanistan, control of women begins at home
What happens to a society when its boys are brought up to understand that it is normal to control the women in their lives?
North Korea sees a virus explosion. Its missiles won’t help.
North Korea is facing an even deeper humanitarian crisis than before—and missiles won’t help.
Good-cop France is offering Putin a way out. If only he’d take it.
Where U.S. officials have taken a hard line, Emmanuel Macron has made gentler remarks. But make no mistake: He's on the side of the cops.
The arrest of a 90-year-old cardinal signals China’s crackdown — and its fear
Arresting Cardinal Joseph Zen is a sign of weakness, not a show of strength.
When will Canada’s Conservatives take climate change seriously?
And when will Canada's Liberals take it seriously enough?
Queen Elizabeth has done enough: The case for abdication
It would be good for her successors if the aging queen steps aside.
This crumbling African slave fort should be preserved to honor the enslaved
Threatened by rising seas, Ghana's Fort Prinzenstein could be gone in a few decades.
The time is now to plan for the aftermath of war in Ukraine
Western leaders can't say when the awful battle with Russia will end, but they know the building blocks of the future: security, prosperity, law and order, democracy.
Yet another Palestinian journalist dies on the job
The killing of Shireen Abu Akleh raises fresh question about Israel's treatment of Palestinian reporters.
What happened when Biden met Uyghur Americans persecuted by China
The United States still lacks a policy to address the problem of transnational repression.