Why Pick on Middlebury?
Millions of students graduate from college each year, fretting more about jobs than politics. So why is Middlebury treated as a microcosm of American higher education?
Now It’s France’s Turn
In the upcoming presidential election and run-off, French voters have an unprecedented opportunity to reshape their country’s future.
Taxing Times in Jordan
Under increasing pressure from regional wars and more than a million refugees, Jordan is ratcheting up taxes on ordinary citizens to bridge the budget gap.
South Africa Is News Again
The resurgence of democracy in South Africa stirs up memories of the collapse of Apartheid—as seen up close and in person.
How familiar-sounding words and outmoded habits of mind mislead Russian-Western relations.
When Rex Met Sergey
Behind all the talk of tension and impasses, one can see the outlines of Donald Trump’s transactional diplomacy taking shape.
The Sadness of Princes
Angela Merkel finds herself in a Machiavellian dilemma: caught between moral compulsion and the reasons of state.
The Deconstruction of the West
The greatest threat to the liberal international order comes not from Russia, China, or jihadist terror but from the self-induced deconstruction of Western culture.