Peace in Our Time
Peace in Our Time
The Kurds, the Kremlin, and the Ceasefire

The British FM is worried about increasing coordination between the YPG and Moscow. He’s right to be.

Peace in Our Time
What’s Going on with the Maersk Tigris?

There was a real legal dispute between the Dutch shipping company and an Iranian firm. But none of the backstory fully explains Iran’s aggressive move.

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Hugging the News Cycle

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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