Foreign Affairs

Democrats Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Criticize Israel in 2016
June 17, 2015

Michael Oren has fired a warning shot at would-be presidential contenders.

The Problem With the "Swedish Model" for Sex Work Laws
June 08, 2015

The "Swedish model" isn't the one to follow. New Zealand's is. 

Is the Islamic State Actually a State? No, But Letting It Say So Is Dangerous.
June 08, 2015

Most of the focus has been on whether the Islamic State lives up to the first half of its name.

Marco Rubio Wants to Scare Americans into Voting for Him
May 19, 2015

GOP presidential candidates are issuing dire warnings about national security. It will backfire.

Peru Forcibly Sterilized 300,000 Poor Women in the '90s. Now They Could Decide the Country's Future.
November 26, 2014

A heinous medical campaign has remained relatively unknown—until now. 

Obama Has Two Options on Iraq. Both Are Terrible.
June 19, 2014

Obama hopes to keep Iraq from falling apart, but it is going to be very difficult.

In Hassan Rouhani's Iran, an Indie Rock Band Can Play Once But Not Twice
May 12, 2014

Will he open his country’s gates for more Western inspired culture, or is he just another “security apparatchik”?

The Most Outrageous Lie in Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's New York Times Op-Ed
April 02, 2014

Imagine if Barack Obama claimed that he created Social Security.

This Tiny Pacific Island Nation Just Gave Russia a Big Bruise
April 02, 2014

Tuvalu (pop. 10,782) has turned its back on big bad Vladimir Putin.

Marco Rubio Gives Another "Big" Foreign Policy Speech, Says Nothing
December 04, 2013

The would-be president travels to London, mouths platitudes, gets called "substantial."