North Korea’s test of two new missile systems have stoked fears of a nuclear confrontation in Asia. But the North Korean leader may not be as unstable as he is made out.
For much of the country’s history, the Republican Party was the party of Lincoln and racial equality, and the Democratic Party backed Jim Crow laws and white supremacy. The two parties switched.
In the last decade, Morocco exploited the lethargy of Algeria’s diplomacy and the paralysis of the political system to advance its interests, often to the detriment of Algeria
A recent court decision and another case in the pipeline could overturn Roe v. Wade and make abortion illegal in the US.
Joe Biden had long thought that the US engagement in Afghanistan was a mistake.
Fewer than half of Americans report knowing someone who is Muslim. Here we explain Islam, its diversity and its long history in the United States.
George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” was an instant success when it was first published. His writings on totalitarianism and socialism continue to be relevant today.
New Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in big trouble after an official state report documented 11 cases of sexual harassment by him. He seems to think he can survive the scandal, but a longtime pollster disagrees.
Candidates: Be careful what you wish for.
A task force of polling experts found surveys notably understated support for Donald Trump, both nationally and at the state level. Here’s what may have gone wrong, according to a polling historian.
America’s public sphere is broken because propaganda has replaced political communication. How did we all become propagandists?
The political alliance between American evangelicals and Israel’s right wing may have peaked during the Trump administration.
An uncomfortable reality is that looting is perceived by the looters to be socially acceptable and is often encouraged and endorsed within social and community networks.
A scholar and practitioner of foreign policy and national security offers personal and professional perspectives on the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Immigration judges must base their decisions to grant asylum to immigrant children on whether these children have realistic fears of persecution. But other factors influence those decisions.
Former President Trump is asking the courts to do what tycoon Trump once would have denounced: tell some of America’s most powerful corporations that they have no choice who they do business with.
Publicly traded companies must have independent oversight and make regular financial and other disclosures. The Trump Organization has none of these safeguards.
To be politically successful, coalitions need to be unified. But that pressure to unify can spell trouble for groups – as today’s GOP demonstrates.
The most successful third parties in US politics don’t typically rise to dominance, but instead challenge the major parties enough to force a course correction.
New theories about the lab leak don’t make the case for it any stronger, but do reveal the messiness of how historical events play out.