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The beauty queen who terrifies a dictator

Nicaragua’s bizarre autocratic regime gives the impression it’s in total control. So why does Miss Universe pose such a threat?

Argentina may be undertaking the world’s most radical experiment in populism

Javier Milei declared himself ‘king of a lost world’ — and young voters were among his biggest supporters.

The Ukraine war has no end in sight

Both sides are signaling they won’t accept anything short of total victory.