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VENEZUELA, DEVALUED

Venezuela's embattled President Nicolás Maduro may have bought himself some time on Wednesday when he raised gasoline prices and devalued...

HOW SOUTH AMERICA CEDED THE FIELD IN VENEZUELA

Last week, the young Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president , claiming that the country's current...

 
 
 

THE AYATOLLAH'S DEN OF ESPIONAGE

Forty years ago last week, a group called Muslim Students Following the Line of the Imam stormed the American embassy in Tehran and...

THE REAL IMMIGRATION CRISIS

Opponents of immigration are ascendant. From Poland to the United States, politicians are shutting borders and turning away refugees....

 
 
 

PEACE IS POSSIBLE IN YEMEN

Less than two months ago, Yemen's civil war threatened to engulf the broader Middle East. The stalemate between Iranian-supported Houthi...

THE GLOBAL LANGUAGE OF HATRED IS FRENCH

Since the terror attack that killed 49 Muslims and wounded dozens at Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, French authorities have...

 
 
 

UKRAINE NEEDS MORE THAN LETHAL AID FROM THE UNITED STATES

In a 2015 episode of the Ukrainian television program Servant of the People, president-elect Vasyl Holoborodko practices for his inaugural...

AMERICA'S ORIGINAL IDENTITY POLITICS

“You know what I am?” U.S. President Donald J. Trump said at a rally in October 2018. “I'm a nationalist.” Rich Lowry's The Case for...

 
 
 

TROUBLES ON THE MEKONG

On October 29, Laos unveiled a new dam in the country's north. The 1.3-gigawatt Xayaburi dam sits on the Mekong River, which flows...

HOW THE NETHERLANDS BUILT ONE OF THE WORLD'S WORST TAX HAVENS

Dutch officials really don't like it when someone calls their country a tax haven. In 2009, the Obama administration did just that,...

 
 
 

VIEW FROM CARACAS

Mariano Picón Salas, the great Venezuelan writer, once said that Venezuela did not enter the twentieth century until the death of the...

IN SEARCH OF HUGO CHÁVEZ

BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER Almost as soon as a collapsing bridge forced the government of President Hugo Chávez Frías to shut down...

 
 
 

VENEZUELA AFTER THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY

Venezuela's democracy has crumbled. Over the past several years, the country's separation of powers, freedoms of speech, and press,...

THE TRAGEDY OF THE VENEZUELAN OPPOSITION

In December 2015, Venezuela 's opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Committee , won a landslide victory, sweeping up two-thirds...

 
 
 

WILL MADURO'S SUPPORTERS ABANDON HIM?

As Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro tightens his white-knuckled grip on power, his supporters argue that in at least one respect,...

THE STRANGE TRIUMPH OF NARENDRA MODI

When India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, ran for the top job five years ago, he campaigned as the country's best hope for economic...

 
 
 

CAN BANKERS FIGHT TERRORISM?

More than a decade and a half after the 9/11 attacks, Peter Neumann argues, “the war on terrorist financing has failed” (“ Don't Follow...

THE CURE FOR THE PLAGUE IS DECENCY

As the linguists George Lakoff and Mark Johnson once observed, we live by metaphors. They govern how we think, experience, and act....

 
 
 

RUSSIA, THE INDISPENSABLE NATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Russia is on a roll in the Middle East. Russian airpower saved the Assad regime from certain defeat. Turkey and Israel must now accept...

HOW DANIEL ORTEGA BECAME A TYRANT

What never should have happened is happening again in Nicaragua. Since April 18, when the violent suppression of protests against a...

 
 
 



America's largest milk producer files for bankruptcy amid drop in demand

America's largest milk producer files for bankruptcy amid drop in demand

Got milk? Increasingly, Americans don't, and that has led the nation's biggest milk producer to file for bankruptcy Tuesday. Read more ...

NFL teams invited to Colin Kaepernick private workout this weekend

NFL teams invited to Colin Kaepernick private workout this weekend

Colin Kaepernick, who last played in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers in January 2017, will take part Saturday in a private workout organized by the league. Read more ...

More than $100 million awarded to programs aimed at combating human trafficking

More than $100 million awarded to programs aimed at combating human trafficking

The Department of Justice has awarded $100 million to several programs to help combat human trafficking and provide vital services to trafficking victims across the country. Read more ...

Double lung transplant needed after vaping-related injury

Double lung transplant needed after vaping-related injury

Doctors have performed what they believe is the first double lung transplant in the U.S. for a male patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged after vaping. Read more ...

Bus driver finds 6-year-old boy, 2-year-old sister wandering on snowy street

Bus driver finds 6-year-old boy, 2-year-old sister wandering on snowy street

Video shows the bus driver scooping up the girl and putting the two on the bus for warmth. Read more ...

Police: Arkansas officer suspended after caught on camera dancing naked at...

Police: Arkansas officer suspended after caught on camera dancing naked at nightclub

The officer was suspended without pay for 30 days. Read more ...

Giants hire Gabe Kapler month after Phillies fired him

Giants hire Gabe Kapler month after Phillies fired him

SAN FRANCISCO - Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, a month after being fired from the same job by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kapler received a... Read more ...

CM Punk joins ‘WWE Backstage'

CM Punk joins ‘WWE Backstage'

CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is once again associated with WWE. Thyte former WWE champion made a surprise appearance to close the “WWE Backstage” studio show on FS1... Read more ...

Stewart leads No. 20 Washington past Mount St. Mary's 56-46

Stewart leads No. 20 Washington past Mount St. Mary's 56-46

SEATTLE - Isaiah Stewart scored 16 points and blocked five shots, Nahziah Carter scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half, and No. 20 Washington overcame an awful first... Read more ...

Supreme Court set to hear arguments on DACA

Supreme Court set to hear arguments on DACA

The fate of hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children will be on the line Tuesday, when the Supreme Court hears arguments on... Read more ...