How to Wear a Suit Without a Tie—More Successfully Than These World Leaders

WHEN HEADS of state including President Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi posed for photos at last month’s G-7 Summit in Germany, it was clear they’d reached a consensus on at least one issue: Ties are passé. Although all seven men wore suits and starched white shirts, there … Read more

Biden’s Saudi Arabia Visit Was Worse Than an Embarrassment

Meetings between leaders of important nations are usually worthwhile even if they yield no immediate results. But there are exceptions. One was Neville Chamberlain’s 1938 Munich meeting with Hitler. Another: President Biden’s sit-down with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman last week. The president’s 24 hours in Jeddah were dominated by photos of his fist … Read more

Who’ll Replace Boris Johnson? Maybe Boris Johnson

With the skill and diligence of a circular firing squad, Britain’s Conservative members of Parliament are thinning the ranks of contenders to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Last week they reduced the field from eight to five in two rounds of voting. By the end of this week, two will still be standing. The finalists … Read more

UK Leadership Front-Runner Rishi Sunak Gains Key Backers

LONDON— Rishi Sunak, the former British Treasury chief whose resignation spurred Boris Johnson’s ouster as prime minister, gained early momentum in the race to become the country’s next leader, as the Conservative Party began to whittle down a crowded list of contenders. Mr. Sunak launched his campaign in central London on Tuesday, promising integrity and … Read more

UK Leadership Front-Runner Rishi Sunak Gains Key Backers

LONDON— Rishi Sunak, the former British Treasury chief whose resignation spurred Boris Johnson’s ouster as prime minister, gained early momentum in the race to become the country’s next leader, as the Conservative Party began to whittle down a crowded list of contenders. Mr. Sunak launched his campaign in central London on Tuesday, promising integrity and … Read more

Petro and Colombia’s Rule of Law

Former M-19 rebel Gustavo Petro won Colombia’s runoff presidential election Sunday with 50.5% of the vote. His opponent, businessman Rodolfo Hernández, received 47.3%. The rest of the votes were either left intentionally blank or annulled by electoral authorities. With nearly half of all voters declining to endorse Mr. Petro, there is no mandate for radical … Read more

Texas A & M’s Unreported Foreign Funding

Intellectual property theft and economic espionage by foreign governments have become major problems at US colleges and universities. That’s why federal law requires colleges to report foreign-sourced gifts and contracts worth at least $ 250,000 in a calendar year. The Education Department in 2019 launched an investigation into foreign funding at several prominent American institutions … Read more

Texas A & M’s Unreported Foreign Funding

Intellectual property theft and economic espionage by foreign governments have become major problems at US colleges and universities. That’s why federal law requires colleges to report foreign-sourced gifts and contracts worth at least $ 250,000 in a calendar year. The Education Department in 2019 launched an investigation into foreign funding at several prominent American institutions … Read more

Texas A & M’s Unreported Foreign Funding

Intellectual property theft and economic espionage by foreign governments have become major problems at US colleges and universities. That’s why federal law requires colleges to report foreign-sourced gifts and contracts worth at least $ 250,000 in a calendar year. The Education Department in 2019 launched an investigation into foreign funding at several prominent American institutions … Read more

Railway Workers Are Ukraine’s ‘Second Army’

The railway system is called the “iron road” in Russian and the “ironery” in Ukrainian. “It’s not for nothing that we are called the iron people,” train driver Yurii Yelisieiev, 42, says of Ukraine’s railway workers. Since Russia launched its full invasion in February, Ukraine has relied on its railway system to evacuate civilians, bring … Read more