The Critic Essay

Amid war and discontent, military rule in Myanmar is faltering

This tragic event illustrates the cruelty and fragility of the Kremlin

One professor is investigating how the deadly drug trade works — and how it might be fought

The fantasy genre is afflicted by a dull and tedious obsession with adolescent cynicism, prurient scenes and one dimensional anti-heroes

The French intelligentsia has reneged on promises of fearless free speech and embraced a pervasive culture of censorship

Could Argentina’s “madman” President rescue his country from a century of decline?