Latest from Ishaan Tharoor

A serious work of popular history triggered American conservatives.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians.

  • Aug 16, 2019

30 years after the Communist regime snuffed out a democratic uprising in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping and the rest of the leadership must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantly against them.

  • Aug 14, 2019

The spat between Saudi and UAE-backed forces in Yemen may be a sign of a growing split.

  • Aug 13, 2019

There’s little sign that either Russian or Chinese authorities will cede much ground to the pro-democracy movements. But the protesters are defiant.

  • Aug 12, 2019

The tragic irony of Aldaoud’s story is that he came from a community the Trump administration claims to champion.

  • Aug 9, 2019

The standoff between Washington and Beijing could have dark implications for the global economy.

  • Aug 7, 2019

The violence in El Paso underscored a real problem that Trump has, at best, ignored or, at worst, enabled.

  • Aug 6, 2019

A single Iranian or U.S. attack by rocket, drone or limpet mine could set off a spark akin to the assassination that convulsed Europe in war in 1914, a new report warns.

  • Aug 5, 2019

The Trump administration will struggle to isolate Iran — and, in the process, may find itself isolated.

  • Aug 6, 2018
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