Worrying Nuclear Reports Out of Iran

The Islamic Republic’s nuclear enrichment creeps toward weapons grade.

Moldova in the Middle

Russia brings war to Moldova’s border, agitators to its capital, and disinformation to its cyberspace.

The China-Russia Partnership Holds Steadfast

American officials say Beijing will face consequences if it supports Russia’s war with lethal aid.

Cocaine Bear

Russia’s war, one year later.

Israeli Judicial Reforms Advance Over Vocal Opposition

Plus: Should we be concerned about China buying up American farmland?

What Does ‘As Long as It Takes’ Mean?

Plus: What the latest Dominion filing says about Fox News’ relationship with its viewers.

Earthquake Undermines Erdoğan’s Reelection Strategy

The Turkish president’s response shows how out of touch he is with the scale of the event.

Assad’s Earthquake Opportunism

The regime in Damascus tries to shed its pariah status while simultaneously stalling relief work.

Is Benjamin Netanyahu Undermining Israeli Democracy?

The new government’s plans to reshape the judiciary have intensified already deep polarization: A Dispatch Explainer.

Picking Through Turkey’s Rubble

A rocky earthquake recovery will have political consequences for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Death Toll Still Rising in Turkey, Syria

Plus: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declares a state of emergency and rescue teams head to the region.

Balloon-gate Takes Flight

China’s inflatable espionage device has been shot down, but plenty of unanswered questions remain.

Scotland’s Gender Policy Has Created a Political and Constitutional Crisis

The ruling SNP’s progressive stance has sparked a fight with the U.K. government and is unpopular at home.

Another Humanitarian Crisis Is Brewing in Europe

A blockade cutting off a disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan may restart a simmering conflict.

Emmanuel Macron’s Pension Problem

Workers are taking to the streets by the millions to oppose a plan to raise France’s retirement age.

Cause for Hope Amid War and Authoritarianism

Last year might have been the century's best for liberalism.