Latest from Anne Applebaum
  • Opinion

Slovakia’s president suggests a way out of the world’s populist quagmire

How Zuzana Caputova defused political polarization.
  • Oct 15, 2019
  • Opinion

U.S. foreign policy is for sale. Who else is buying?

An ex-ambassador tells Congress how Trump has twisted U.S. diplomacy.
  • Oct 11, 2019
  • Opinion

Americans spent decades discussing rule of law. Why would anyone believe us now?

Trump has destroyed our reputation for good governance.
  • Sep 27, 2019
  • Opinion

Tuesday was a turning point on both sides of the Atlantic

Sept. 24, 2019, will be remembered as the day when the democratic institutions of both countries fought back against leaders seeking to undermine them.
  • Sep 24, 2019
  • Opinion

Welcome, Americans, to the Ukrainian swamp

Trump’s attempts to pressure Ukrainian leaders tell you everything you need to know.
  • Sep 20, 2019
  • Opinion

How tragic that a Republican president is undermining economic and political freedom

Trump’s behavior is reshaping the relationship between business and government.
  • Sep 13, 2019
  • Opinion

The West has lost confidence in its values. Syria is paying the price.

The war has exposed our moral failure for all to see.
  • Sep 6, 2019

21 British Conservatives put country over party. Why can’t 21 Republicans do the same?

A British rebellion sets an example for the GOP.
  • Sep 4, 2019
  • Opinion

Boris Johnson’s constitutional crisis now resembles America’s

His move to suspend Parliament has ominous implications for British democracy.
  • Aug 28, 2019
  • Opinion

Why, actually, do we need Denmark?

Denmark reminds us why allies matter — even if they’re small.
  • Aug 23, 2019