Americans Set an Example for the Rioters in Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters shoed that anti-democratic revolutions can be contagious too.

What If the U.S. Hadn’t Helped Ukraine?

Ukrainian resistance and American support prevented a wide range of horrors.

Taiwan Is Already Fighting Back

How Beijing tries to make a democracy submit without putting up a fight

Russia Deserves All the Blame

The disturbing incident in a Polish border village is the direct consequence of Russian aggression.

The Russian Empire Must Die

A better future requires Putin’s defeat—and the end to imperial aspirations.

The West Is Enabling Putin’s Nuclear Threats

Western leaders should deter Russia’s leader, not give in to him.

Germany Is Arguing With Itself Over Ukraine

The fight over which weapons to give Ukraine is really a disagreement about Germany.

Putin’s Newest Annexation Is Dire for Russia Too

His baldly illegitimate claim to four Ukrainian provinces shows contempt for the global order—and his own subjects.

Putin’s Kremlin Is in Disarray

The Russian president’s erratic actions are not those of a secure leader.

It’s Time to Prepare for a Ukrainian Victory

The liberation of Russian-occupied territory might bring down Vladimir Putin.

The Belarusian Fighters

The volunteers of the Kalinouski Regiment are taking up arms in Ukraine in the hopes of bringing change to their own country.

Biden Gambles That “We the People” Still Exist

Countering Trump’s anti-democratic movement isn’t a normal political challenge.