Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaos

By KEN MORITSUGU, BEIJING (AP):- As a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could


In celebrating the liberation from Donald Trump’s misrule, we must not forget that Trump’s presidency embodied the raw politics of

The Ethics of Prioritizing COVID-19 Vaccination

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out, policymakers are wrestling with the question of how to distribute them quickly

Four Ways Biden Can Boost the Global Economy

On January 6, when a mob of US President Donald Trump’s supporters breached the Capitol with shocking ease, the world’s

The Cure for Demagogic Populism

Donald Trump is the first true demagogue to have been president of the United States. But politicians who claim to

A COVID Genocide in the Americas?

Many commentators seeking to understand Donald Trump and Trumpism have found clarity in historically resonant concepts such as fascism. And

America’s Post-Trump Reckoning

Whether America can restore its global standing over the next four years will depend on the American people’s ability to


When India attained independence from the British rule, Jawaharlal Nehru became the Prime Minister and remained in the job for

Navalny’s Return

Alexei Navalny is about to disturb Russia’s laziest month. As in Soviet times, the New Year holiday stretches halfway through

Britain’s Vaccine Gamble

The British have often taken great pride in dubious achievements, from the “victorious” retreat from Dunkirk during World War II

Britain’s Vaccine Gamble

The British have often taken great pride in dubious achievements, from the “victorious” retreat from Dunkirk during World War II

The Danger of Deplatforming Trump

Social-media platforms are finally turning on Donald Trump. Since the US president incited a violent attack on the Capitol on

The BRICs at 20

This November will mark the 20th anniversary of the BRIC acronym that I coined to capture the economic potential of

Whither America?

The assault on the US Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters, incited by Trump himself, was the predictable outcome of

Narendra Modi’s Potemkin Democracy

Indian legislators woke up in the new year to two realizations. First, the annual winter session of parliament, from which

The Year Ahead 2021: The Post-Truth Pandemic

On July 31, 2020, my college at the University of Oxford hosted a Zoom seminar featuring talks by several internationally

Trump’s Götterdämmerung

Anyone who was surprised by the mayhem in Washington, DC has not been paying attention for the last four years.

The Truth About Trump’s Mob

The storming of the US Capitol on January 6 is easily misunderstood. Shaken by the ordeal, members of Congress have

Remove and Ban Trump Now

A year ago, jurists and pundits were debating whether impeaching an American president is primarily a matter of law or

Ten Hours that Shook America

The January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol lacked the gravitas of the storming of the Winter Palace, that much