The Other Ukrainian Army
Imperiled by Russian invaders, private citizens are stepping forward to do what Ukraine’s government cannot.
Russia’s War Against Ukraine Has Turned Into Terrorism
The Russian military isn’t just bombing civilians. It’s also targeting the laws and values that protect human rights.
Boris Johnson’s Fake Populism Reaches Its Logical End
A prime minister’s absurd posturing led to his undoing—and will keep haunting his country.
If the January 6 Hearings Don’t Change Minds, Nothing Will
The committee is laying out the facts in a way optimally designed to cultivate trust.
Defeating Putin Is the Only Route to Peace in Ukraine
Offering the Russian president a face-saving compromise will only enable future aggression.
World War II Is All That Putin Has Left
The regime offers Russians little more than selective memories of Soviet-era military triumph.
Ukraine and the Words That Lead to Mass Murder
First comes the dehumanization. Then comes the killing.
Liberation Without Victory
In a wide-ranging conversation at his compound in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tells The Atlantic what Ukraine needs to survive—and describes the price it has paid.
There Is No Liberal World Order
Unless democracies defend themselves, the forces of autocracy will destroy them.
A Ukrainian Victory Is the Only Acceptable Endgame
The Ukrainians and the world’s democratic powers must work toward a goal.
Why We Should Read Hannah Arendt Now
The Origins of Totalitarianism has much to say about a world of rising authoritarianism.