China Is a Problem. But We Don’t Need a New Cold War.

China is definitely an adversary, but it isn’t really an ideological competitor the way the Soviet Union was.

Police Violence—and an Unpopular New Bill—Spark French Protests

A proposed law would give law enforcement expanded access to surveillance video while limiting citizens’ ability to film police.

Will Biden Waste an Opportunity to Steer Saudi Arabia in the Right Direction?

The president-elect’s antipathy toward the kingdom jeopardizes recent success in the Middle East.

Could We Lose the Progress We’ve Made in the Middle East?

Arab leaders are already fretting about what a Biden presidency could mean for them. Could they be wrong?

It’s Beyond Time to Reform the U.N. Human Rights Council

Not even the world’s most repressive regimes are excluded. Here’s what needs to be done.

The Middle East Deals Are Good. Just Give Trump His Due.

Reducing what’s happening in the Middle East to a pro-Trump or anti-Trump narrative is myopic.

The Biden Agenda: Would He Stand Up to Dictators?

There is reason for skepticism.

The Biden Agenda: Why ‘Outside-In’ Diplomacy Could Be the Key to Middle East Peace

Would Joe Biden be willing or able to take advantage of the progress made with the Israel-UAE deal?

Why the U.S. Is Hosting a Summit With Kosovo and Serbia

While the EU has mismanaged the relationship, Russia and China have taken advantage of the power vacuum.

An Historic Agreement. Will More Follow?

Dwindling support for Palestinian leadership and a lack of viable regional allies creates an opportunity for Gulf states and Israel.

Should We Be Worried About the Coronavirus Mutating?

A study looks at one mutation that might make it more transmissible. Overall, it appears that SARS-CoV-2 mutates less than influenza.

Explaining the Plight of China’s Uighurs

What the government calls 'educational training centers' seem a lot more like gulags.

No, We Shouldn’t Cancel Our Debt With China

The idea is gaining traction among some on the right, but it would create many problems and ultimately cost American taxpayers.

It’s Time the Markets Offload Rogue Foreign Companies

The Senate passes a measure that will delist companies with a history of non-compliance with U.S. regulations.

Sorry, Now Is Not the Time to Lift Sanctions on Iran

The Islamic Republic has access to global food and pharmaceutical markets, and the U.S. offer of help was rebuffed.

Coronavirus Threatens European Unity

Countries are closing their borders, and Brussels is facing a crisis.