The Empire That Catherine Erased
Catherine the Great dissolved the last vestiges of Ukraine’s tradition of self-government. It’s time to reevaluate her legacy in light of Russia’s brutality—and the Ruthenian traditions lost in her wake.
Can Baseball Survive the Computer Age?
America’s most conservative team sport is instituting significant changes in an effort to sustain its popular appeal.
Iraq, 20 Years Later
Twenty years following the invasion of Iraq by U.S. and coalition forces, Francis Fukuyama reflects on the Iraq War and American foreign policy.
Why Has the West Given Up on Aid?
Western efforts to alleviate extreme poverty have lost their way–and our autocratic adversaries have stepped into the soft-power vacuum.
The Legal Barriers to Ukraine-Russia Peace
Putin’s annexation of Crimea fundamentally changed Russian domestic law—and burned all the bridges that could lead to a Ukraine-Russia peace deal.
On the 30th anniversary of the Waco raid, a new book details the stranger-than-fiction story of the Branch Davidians and its parallels to the January 6 insurrection.
Italy Needs Our Attention
As a key player in keeping the Euro stable, Italy’s problems are everyone’s problems.