The Saudis would need to start holding people accountable if complicity in the 2001 attacks were revealed.
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 left-wing candidate has little to say about foreign policy, other than trade. Americans need to know more.
Every political system has corruption, but multiparty democracy provides the best safeguards against it.
Refortifying borders and severing alliances would make the world more dangerous for everyone.
The threat the self-declared caliphate poses to the West does not warrant a larger response.
The intervention managed to keep Bashar Assad in power, but Russia is not out of the woods yet.
Relatively moderate and well-educated rebels weren’t numerous enough to lead the Syrian opposition.
Outsiders could give Iran’s otherwise doomed revolution a new lease on life if they prove the hardliners right.
If the property tycoon does win the election, he might accomplish little more than building his wall.
Saudi rulers are seeking in war a social glue they cannot find elsewhere to hold their subjects together.
Or it did, but then switched back to religion again when the ideologies it had imported from Europe failed.
If the primaries fail to produce candidates who can win and govern, parties will eventually change them.