Op-Ed

Authoritarianism in Vogue

“The rise of illiberalism is nothing new, but its resurgence is a tour de force, and a scary one at that. And as President Donald Trump has just received his 100-day report card, we would be wise to consider his similarities with the aforementioned cohort.” […]

Op-Ed

Bordering on a New World

“The West’s lurch to the right in recent elections might be a violent backlash to a fair perception that borders are too open or weak, but new leaders will quickly find the trends they are up against are irreversible and accelerating at a multiplying rate.” […]

Op-Ed

Paralleling the Past

“Hopefully, in the coming months, the world’s new bevy of leaders will realize the awesome extent of their powers and scale back rhetoric and policies that escalate tensions, provoke conflict, and stir up instability along ethnic, religious, and cultural lines.” […]