Opinion | Vaccine Mandates Won’t Save Us

Debating the risks and rewards of requiring proof of vaccination, as the coronavirus Delta variant rages on. Produced by ‘The Argument’ Requiring proof of vaccination isn’t a novel idea. Schools across the United States require students to get certain vaccinations

F.D.A., Not F.D.R.

The F.D.A.’s full approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is already making a difference. Within hours of the announcement yesterday, the Pentagon and several large companies and universities announced new vaccine mandates. President Biden, speaking at the White House yesterday afternoon,

Your Monday Briefing

U.S. steps up efforts to evacuate Afghans. By Amelia Nierenberg Good morning. We’re covering the latest on the U.S. effort to evacuate Afghans in Kabul, the extended lockdown in Australia and America’s fast-growing Asian population. U.S. orders airlines to help

Opinion | Did America Betray Afghanistan?

This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on Tuesdays and Thursdays. President Biden’s rationale for withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan has long been simple: No progress was going to be made

Opinion | The Tragedy of Afghanistan

The rapid reconquest of the capital, Kabul, by the Taliban after two decades of a staggeringly expensive, bloody effort to establish a secular government with functioning security forces in Afghanistan is, above all, unutterably tragic. Tragic because the American dream