Kieren Underwood

The History and Future of American Isolationism

What the founders, the 1930s and Donald Trump say about the future of America at war.

‘We know what the strategy was for the last eight years: Do not lose. That has not worked.’

Spain’s sixth-largest bank has fallen apart.

‘It’s so obvious that it’s an assassination.’

Historians, psychologists, journalists and their thrilling talent for burying their heads in the sand

With India and Pakistan officially joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the bloc’s members and affiliates also account for a quarter of the world’s gross domestic product.

But it’s not the start of an EU army, of course.

He wants the Russians instead—they don’t ask questions.

Parades, protests and the man making sure people don’t know what they are really about

If Europe is already a superpower, what happens when you ask them to do more?

Prime Minister Shinzō Abe wants 2020 to be the year that Japan’s military becomes enshrined in its Constitution.

And familiarize them with the new toilets

And CEOs of German arms makers are feeling optimistic.

Japan and Germany are turning their defensive needs into offensive capabilities.

It is becoming easier to imagine the coming post-American financial order.

Is never eating ‘alone with a woman other than his wife’ equivalent to sexism?

With the finance minister in hand, Abe has made the 1 percent limit no more.

For decades in Germany, talking about nuclear weapons was taboo. Today, it’s necessary.

The outsider vs. the newcomer

The United Nations accuses Israel of being an ‘apartheid’ state, then quickly retracts it—damage done.

With the Supreme Court unwilling to rule on Second Amendment gun rights, the lower Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals took the law into its own hands.

‘The four ballistic rockets launched simultaneously are so accurate that they look like acrobatic flying corps in formation.’ —Kim Jong-un