Foreign Affairs

Batista’s Revenge

Sixty years to the day after the Cuban Revolution transformed the right-left struggle in Latin America, far-right Jair Bolsonaro became Brazil's president.

Chess Is Back

The World Championship between Fabiano Caruana and Magnus Carlsen features controversy, glamor, charges of "fake news," and ... Woody Harrelson?

Are 100 Years Enough?

The close of World War I was supposed to end the world’s reliance on arms—and empire. But on the centenary, the Middle East offers proof that this hasn’t happened.