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Trump Readies His Pick to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

With Senate Republicans firmly behind him, the president said a decision will come Saturday.

The White House Wants Peace With Sudan. Congress Wants Khartoum to Pay.

Normalizing ties with Israel could mean removal from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list, allowing the country to rebuild its shattered economy—but U.S. legislators are standing in the way.

Can the United States’ Democratic Institutions Survive the 2020 Election Campaign?

Trampled institutional norms, a battle over the Supreme Court, and the possibility of Democratic retaliation could threaten the bedrock of American democracy.

Books in Brief

Staff reviews of recent releases on U.S. isolationism, the future of energy, and China’s new Silk Road.

U.S. Allies Worry Trump Administration Might Let Key Nuclear Treaty With Russia Die

Internal documents acknowledge concern among allies about the expiration of the Obama-era New START accord, but U.S. negotiators are still playing hardball.

‘We Have Nothing Here’: A Collapsing Lebanon Sparks an Exodus of Despair

A country that previously took in refugees could become an exporter of people as government ineptitude and an economic cataclysm destroy all hope.

North Korea Kills, Torches South Korean Civilian in Bizarre Maritime Incident

The confusing affair could make it even harder for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to continue warming up to the North.

Feeling Abandoned by Kabul, Many Rural Afghans Flock to Join the Taliban

“My hope is with the Taliban,” said one new recruit who has known only war and broken promises.

Why Europe Wins

Everyone writes off the European Union as dull and prone to fracture. But the last decade shows that Brussels is smarter than Beijing, London, Moscow, and Washington.

A Perilous Presidential Handoff

The transition of power between presidents has long been a weakness of the U.S. political system. But never more so than now.

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