International News and Politics

A suspected Islamist terrorist shot up a gay bar on the eve of Pride. Where's the anger? Whatever we come to learn about the Oslo shooting, it remains an attack not just on gay people or Norwegian people, but also on our common humanity and the values of freedom and tolerance. At the same time, it reminds us that of...

The court's blocking of the first flight to Rwanda is a grave assault on British democracy. But, there's one good thing about the ECHR's actions - they have reminded us that the battle for democracy is not won yet. We left the EU, and now we must leave the ECHR. We must leave every institution and international treaty which in...

What happened in Frankfurt is a bad look for any airline, but it's an especially bad look for Germany's official airline. The fact that, as Dan explains, Germany is big on collective punishment (or Sippenhaft) means that a German company that collectively punishes the Jews over whom it has control inevitably carries the stench of Nazism.

Macron may have won the election, but he'll face fierce opposition on the streets. They might not dress in yellow in the years to come - protesters were targeted by police and fined for wearing bright-yellow masks in public during the Covid lockdowns - but those who took part in the 2018-20 weekly protests, or the sporadic demonstrations in...

A is A. Islam is Islam. There is no such thing as "Good" Islam or "Bad" Islam. Islam is a totalitarian religion, while Muslims are individual human beings who may or may not practice Islam faithfully. There are active Muslims and passive Muslims, the faithful and the unfaithful, the submitted and the un-submitted in Islam, but there is no...

So let's clear a few things up... You're the underdog here and Israel usually aligns itself with the underdog because the truth is that in every war we've fought, we were the underdog because we were out-numbered, isolated, and countries like yours chose to align themselves with our enemies. In your case, more than 35 times in recent years.

Ukraine is a country that was unknown to most citizens of the United States, but it was always known to the political establishment of the USA. But since February 22, 2014, Ukraine quickly came to the attention of Americans, as well as the entire world. Ukraine - 30 Years of Independence explores the competing narratives about country's journey...

There is a method to this madness. One final result of the Ukraine war will be this permanent division between East and West. It will signal the failure of the post-Cold War experiment that was supposed to signal the end of history. A major geopolitical realignment will take place that could have dramatic consequences and lead to world war.