When pipeline politics go boom

We may never know who sabotaged Nordstream 2. But it wasn’t the first, nor likely the last casualty of such fierce geopolitical conflict.

The most important lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Let’s hope Putin and Biden both understand how not to give way to passions.

Protests in Iran could be a turning point

The government crushed previous uprisings and will probably crush this one too. But that could lead young people to radicalize in response.

How to rewrite a constitution

Is it possible to lay the groundwork for sweeping change while respecting continuity and consensus? Chile’s president intends to find out.

The West is languishing without great leaders

Commanding political figures with coherent world views are becoming harder to find.