UK Overseas Territories and Brexit

Peter Clegg On 1 March the European Union Committee of the House of Lords published a report Brexit: Gibraltar. This was only the second time – before or after the referendum on EU membership –...

How Gender Affects the Behavior of Teen Drivers

By Olga Khazan There’s a poignant Subaru commercial from a few years ago in which a dad appears to be cautioning his 5-year-old daughter as she buckles into the driver’s seat and prepares to hit...

In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist

By Jeffrey Goldberg From the Dept. of Insane and Dangerous Overreactions to Fictional Threats: A 23-year-old teacher at a Cambridge, Md. middle school has been placed on leave and—in the words of a local news report—"taken in for an...

Macron, Once Seen on Left, Now Fights Charge of Favoring Rich

By Gregory Viscusi President Emmanuel Macron was accused during France’s 2017 election of being a Trojan Horse for the outgoing Socialist government. Five months into his presidency he’s fighting criticism that he’s governing for the...

Lone Geniuses Are Overrated

In a very optimistic book published at a very pessimistic moment, Walter Isaacson explains how a group of oddballs and savants collaborated to create the world we live in today. JEFFREY GOLDBERGOCT 13 2014, 11:09...

‘Humorless Politicians Are the Most Dangerous’

Armando Iannucci, the creator of Veep, answers questions about satire in the time of Trump and his new film, The Death of Stalin. JULIA IOFFE The scottish-born television and film director Armando Iannucci is best known in the U.K. for...

1491

Before it became the New World, the Western Hemisphere was vastly more populous and sophisticated than has been thought—an altogether more salubrious place to live at the time than, say, Europe. New evidence of...

Civilization’s massacre in Ephesus

In the Aegean province of İzmir’s Selçuk district, the famous ancient city of Ephesus—believed to have been built by “one breasted, female Amazon warriors”—is facing the important danger of a massacre by two civilizations! Ruling...

Why We Are Leaving the G.O.P.

By Susan Bevan and Susan Cullman- The New York Times Ms. Bevan and Ms. Cullman are leaders of Republican Majority for Choice. When the obituary for the Republican Party is written, the year 1980 will be cited...

Food shortages in Syria send prices soaring

Plenty of food lines the shelves in Abd al-Razzak's warehouse, but only for those who can afford the sky-high prices needed to cover the bribes it took to transport it there. "There's a powdered milk...

Jenna Cook: The adopted girl claimed by 50 birth families

By Vibeke Venema -BBC World Service When Jenna Cook went back to China at the age of 20 to search for her birth parents, she knew she was unlikely to succeed. What she didn't expect...

Why Modi visits Washington – and US-India ties tighten

Relations between the two nations have been prickly, but are growing closer amid President Obama's 'Asia pivot' and US efforts to counterbalance an expansionist China. By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer JUNE 6, 2016 Washington Barack Obama is not a...

Why Britain Left

The June 23 vote represents a huge popular rebellion against a future in which British people feel increasingly crowded within—and even crowded out of—their own country. David Frum - The Atlantic I said goodnight to a gloomy...

A DIY guide to peace at Nevruz in Diyarbakır

Stefan Martens - DİYARBAKIR The lament at Istanbul's airport was palpable if tongue-in-cheek: "Why can't there be any duty free? Diyarbakır's kind of an international flight," said the person next to me on the plane....

What Does the Future Hold for Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area?

Sputnik spoke with Dr Toni Haastrup; Lecturer in International Security at the University of Kent for further insight on Africa's Continental Free Trade Area. Africa's leaders are meeting in the Rwandan capital of Kigali aiming to launch a...

Opinion: Germany’s pressure on Venezuela fails to deliver

Germany has recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president. But DW's Oliver Pieper doubts whether diplomatic pressure on Caracas will equate to any change on the ground. When asked how many moves he...

A Solution For Syria and the Kurds That Turkey and the U.S. Can Agree...

Michael O'Hanlon Ömer Taşpınar How to reconcile the approaches of Turkey and the United States over Syria? Both countries seek to depose President Assad while defeating ISIL, and also while reducing the terrible humanitarian...

The Portuguese Miracle Young Entrepreneurs Lead Country Out of Crisis

By Helene Zuber in Lisbon Portugal's economic resurgence is a remarkable success story. Only four years ago, the country was forced to turn to the EU for a bailout. Today, a new generation of entrepreneurs and...

Should you be worried about arsenic in California wine?

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  Consumers are wondering if some budget California wines pose health dangers in light of a lawsuit Story highlights A class-action lawsuit alleges some California wines contain unsafe levels of arsenic Winemakers respond that their...

Judy Asks: Is a European Security Policy Finally Possible?

Posted by: Judy Dempsey - CARNAGIE A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world. Fraser CameronDirector of the EU-Asia Centre What a...