After the fall of the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin on March 18, the Turkish operation in Syria has entered a particularly dangerous phase, with relations between the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the US fast approaching a make-or-break point.Turkey has set its sights on the next big Kurdish-held city in Syria: Manbij. Read More
What has gotten lost amid the coverage of how Cambridge Analytica executives bragged about their dirty tricks is that the data company seemed to hold Trump voters in very low regard. They certainly didn’t seem worthy of the truth.
House Republicans who are supposed to be investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election say there is no need to look at Deutsche Bank. Here is why they are wrong.
It is increasingly difficult to understand who is allied to whom in the brutal civil war that has devastated Syria for almost seven years.The danger of accidental big-power conflict, which has rarely been greater in the past three decades, is compounded by threats to the existence of NATO and even the UN. In recent days, Read More
Amid major cracks in the NATO alliance and a violent scramble for the endgame in Syria, five major powers are on a collision course with each other.
There are so many threats to democracy that it is hard to keep track of them all. That is why WhoWhatWhy is launching an Election Integrity News feed that provides an overview of all developments in this crucial area.
Following several days of intense artillery bombardment and air strikes, the Turkish army launched a ground invasion of the Syrian Kurdish canton of Afrin on Monday.WhoWhatWhy reported on the likelihood of such an operation last August. Many experts are now saying what we wrote months ago: that the Turkish operation tests American resolve to bring Read More
In relative obscurity, Congress is about to hand President Donald Trump permanent surveillance powers over US citizens. Most Americans don’t even seem to know how this controversial legislation would affect them. Here is what’s at stake.
Puerto Rico disappeared from the headlines soon after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. But no news isn’t good news in this case. We looked at what experts had to say about the effect of the storm and the ongoing recovery.
Every Sunday WhoWhatWhy cartoonist and Image Editor DonkeyHotey and Politics Editor Klaus Marre bring you insightful, sometimes controversial, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorites pieces from this year.
With a cocktail, a cup of coffee, or a friend, here are ten of our 2017 podcasts worth catching up with — or hearing again.