Costa Rica’s new president may test the commitment to eco-consciousness

Rodrigo Chaves, an economist, cannot singlehandedly undo the country’s high environmental standards. But he also says it’s ‘open for business.’

As Turkey turns 100, its democratic future still has not arrived

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is turning the Turkish republic into a quasi-dictatorship.

Biden puts Venezuela in the axis of lesser evils

American policy has taken a welcome turn, even if oil is the reason.

How the World Cup imitates life

The biggest sporting event in the world is inevitably also about geopolitics.

A startling split in the Iranian American community

While brave young women are being shot by police in Iran, their compatriots in America are being attacked for even suggesting negotiations with the regime.