Marine Le Pen’s appeal has deep, historical roots in the country that invented the European nation state.
Sometimes understanding why some country is blowing up another, or why it's blowing itself up, is hard. Not a lot of people make that easier. Geopolitics Made Super aims to break down foreign policy and make it more fun or, failing that, to at least make you get why one nation does something that makes you so, so mad.
The War on Terror, a crisis of neoliberalism and the resurgence of Russia have conspired to revive the alt-right.
There can only be a deep state when the state is weak. That’s the case in Egypt, but not in the United States.
What is happening in South Sudan has happened the world over: factions fight for power with no end in sight.
Turkey and Iran are the Middle East’s natural hegemons. Islam and socialism provide the necessary social glue.
Syria could become a patchwork of Russian, Turkish and American-backed enclaves.
Urban Romanians demand an end to a system of rural patronage that has been in place for more than a century.
If Dubai and Singapore stop existing, it will mean a return to a more violent and dangerous world.
Nigeria couldn’t allow Yahya Jammeh to cling to power in the Gambia and used ECOWAS to push him out.
Encouraging the continent that produced two world wars to fashion swords from plowshares is a terrible idea.
The Democrat kept America and its superpower status together at a time when lesser men might have lost it.
An accord with Moscow could end liberal democracy in Eastern Europe as well as America’s values-based foreign policy.