The music of an early 20th-century composer and that of a modern rapper seem worlds apart, but they are linked in how they convey the Black American experience.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin seems determined to deal with extremism in the U.S. military. Capitol Hill Republicans, Fox News, and even some of his top commanders prefer denial.
Peter Martin’s China’s Civilian Army reveals the illustrious lineage of China’s newly assertive diplomats.
The Democratic Party must fend off extremes and hold on to responsible, center-left politics.
When it comes to addressing inequality, writers like Michael Sandel overlook human agency.
The United States did some things well and some things poorly—and important questions remain unanswered.
Joe Biden hands Angela Merkel a nice farewell present by caving on Nord Stream 2. The Berlin-Moscow deal is not just about gas and cash. It affirms a tacit strategic relationship that dents the containment of Russian ambitions.