Trump adds more Russians who interfered in the 2016 election to...

President Donald Trump has expanded a US sanctions list of Russians that interfered in the 2016 presidential election — one of his toughest moves...

Why is Marco Rubio tweeting about Salt Bae?

Until this week, Salt Bae was best known as an Instagram-famous chef. He wears tight V-necks, owns a global chain of high-end steakhouses, and...

How Trump undermines the best part of his foreign policy

When President Donald Trump said he’d meet Iranian leadership with “no preconditions” on Monday, he once again defied conventional US foreign policy. This time,...

Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

JERUSALEM — Israel passed a controversial new “nation-state law” last week that’s sparking both celebration and fierce debate over the very nature of Israel...

New UN report documents evidence of mass atrocities in Myanmar against...

The Myanmarese military would often attack Rohingya villages in the early hours of the morning, in an attempt to “instill immediate terror.” Residents would...

How fascism works

“Fascism” is a word that gets tossed around pretty loosely these days, usually as an epithet to discredit someone else’s politics. One consequence is that...

“Definitely not”: Iran’s foreign ministry rejects the possibility of a meeting...

Iran’s leaders are quite uninterested in sitting down for a chat with the American president anytime soon, it seems. Just a week after threatening Iran...

India may soon strip millions of immigrants of their citizenship

India just took steps to strip four million people of their citizenship, the majority of whom are Muslim. Immigrants now fear deportation and are...

Trump says “collusion is not a crime.” Not quite.

President Donald Trump has a new argument to defend against allegations that his campaign worked with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. “Collusion is...

The sudden end of the Ethiopia-Eritrea war, explained

On July 21, Eritrea appointed an ambassador to Ethiopia — the first one in 20 years. It’s the latest positive step in a series of...

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