The psychology of Putin, the ideology of his regime, and the machinery received exhaustive attention in the West. The Russian people, however, remain poorly understood.
"Sooner or later this economy will slow,” the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman declared of China in 1998. He continued: “That’s when China will need a government that is legitimate."
In the aftermath of World War II, the United States set about building a global, rules-based economic order.
In 2015, before resigning his position as economy minister in President François Hollande’s government, Emmanuel Macron explained his idea of French democracy
Since the end of World War II, U.S. administrations of both parties have relied on a time-honored foreign policy tool: training and equipping foreign militaries.
Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has a point about Europe and NATO.
For decades, Israeli and Palestinian politicians have pursued a political solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict, only to see their hopes dashed again and again.
The global recovery from the Great Recession of 2009 has just entered its eighth year and shows few signs of fading.
For decades, outsiders have thought of China as a country where religion and faith play marginal roles.
During the nineteenth century, the United States played a minor role in the global balance of power.