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Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Is Russia's Doomsday Missile Fake News?
Experts are skeptical that Moscow has the money or technical know-how to field Putin's promised arsenal.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

The G-7 Is Dead. Long Live Jackson Hole.
This year's summit of the leading industrial nations will be the most dysfunctional ever. Do the world's central banks have the firepower to save the global economy?

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Liberals Need National Borders
The immigration issue is there for the taking for Democrats—if they don't treat it as a culture war.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Japan Is Taking on China in Africa
With more strategic investments, Japan may hold a key to sustainable development on the continent.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

America Is Losing the Second Space Race to China
The private sector can give the United States a much-needed rocket boost.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Outsiders' Battle to Rebuild Libya Is Fueling the Civil War There
In competing for lucrative reconstruction contracts, China, Italy, France, Russia, and others are preventing the conflict from ending.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Brexiteers Bear All the Blame for the Irish Border Impasse
The European Union and Ireland are trying to preserve Northern Ireland's fragile stability. The British government is playing with fire.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Beijing Is Shooting Its Own Foot in Hong Kong
Political paranoia is making it hard for the Chinese Communist Party to sell its own narrative.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Seoul to Scrap Intel-Sharing Pact that Helps Monitor North Korea
Seoul's decision to end a key agreement with Tokyo could undermine security in the region after a series of missile tests from Pyongyang.

Foreign Policy
Aug 22, 2019

Boris Johnson Seeks a New Brexit Deal
Plus: Wildfires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, political gamesmanship in Italy, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Why Trump Can't Make Deals
His fumbles with China, Iran, North Korea, India, and now Denmark are evidence of what the people who know him best have long said: The U.S. president is actually a poor negotiator.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Why Trump Fails at Making Deals
His fumbles with China, Iran, North Korea, India, and now Denmark are evidence of what the people who know him best have long said: The U.S. president is actually a poor negotiator.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Xinjiang's Voiceless Protests Hit Social Media
Videos show Uighurs silently posing with photos of detained relatives.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

We're All Living in Berlusconi's World Now
The Italian leader played buffoon, victim, and messiah. Others have followed suit.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Nigeria Just Won a Complex Victory Over Polio
The country's vaccinators have overcome distrust, misinformation, and an insurgency to reach this point, but they can't stop yet.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Decoding China's 280-Character Web of Disinformation
This week: A social media ban on a network of Chinese accounts, strange ties between a dissident group and the U.S. far-right, and a corporate crackdown in Hong Kong.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Women Look to 2020 to Break the National Security Glass Ceiling
Advocacy groups see the upcoming election as an opportunity to boost the number of women in senior positions.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

The Global Food Crisis Is Here
It's not just that climate change is ravaging the world's agriculture. Agriculture is also ravaging the climate.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Donald Trump and the War for Polish History
The Law and Justice party is trying to reframe the fight against the Nazis and communism—and the U.S. president is a useful pawn.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

To Protect Human Rights Abroad, Preach to Trump Voters
Religious leaders can help convince the most ethnocentric and authoritarian U.S. voters to oppose Washington's backing of abusive dictators.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Economic Isolation is Hindering Zimbabwe's Transformation
Lifting sanctions and increasing international investment will speed land and security sector reform—and enhance the protection of human rights.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

There's No End in Sight for Matteo Salvini's War on Migrants
Italy's interior minister has already passed draconian laws to stop humanitarian rescue ships. If he manages to become prime minister, it will only get worse.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Separatists Seize Military Bases in Yemen
Plus: Trump cancels Denmark trip because he can't buy Greenland, another plan for Rohingya repatriation, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 21, 2019

Germany Is an Economic Masochist
Europe's biggest economy could easily stop its own slide into long-term stagnation—but it would prefer not to.

Foreign Policy
Aug 20, 2019

Hong Kongers Can't Always Tell Cops From Comrades
Police infiltration is an old tactic—and not just by autocrats.

Foreign Policy
Aug 20, 2019

Make America Existentialist Again
French philosophy came to define the postwar era. As U.S. politics get ever more absurd, it's time for a comeback.

Foreign Policy
Aug 20, 2019

Kashmir's Dangerous and Difficult Path Ahead
This week: The U.N. Security Council discusses Kashmir for the first time since 1971, plus stories from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

Foreign Policy
Aug 20, 2019

Italy's Government Crisis Comes to a Head
Plus: The freed Iranian tanker sets sail, Boris Johnson pressures the EU, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 20, 2019

Italy's Prime Minister Announces Resignation
Plus: The freed Iranian tanker sets sail, Boris Johnson pressures the EU, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 20, 2019

Trump Doesn't Care About Israel. He Cares About Reelection.
Benjamin Netanyahu's capitulation to the White House over Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib's visit has harmed his country's image and profoundly endangered bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress.

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

China's South China Sea Militarization Has Peaked
Artificial islands are becoming more trouble than they're worth.

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

It Isn't Too Late to Save the Brazilian Rainforest
Working with Brazil's agricultural businesses could be the key to a healthier Amazon.

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

Mattis's Successor Signals He Wants to End the Pentagon's Long Silence
Mark Esper is beefing up his media relations team. But is it too late?

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

The United States Will Miss China's Money
The rattled stock market gets all the trade war attention, but it's the sharp decline in China's U.S. investments that should alarm Americans.

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

Can Trump Make a Deal for Afghanistan?
A deadly blast in Kabul raises questions about peace talks between the Taliban and U.S. negotiators.

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

The U.N. Helps Syria Bomb the Opposition
A United Nations program passes on rebel coordinates to Damascus and its allies. Their bombs do the rest.

Foreign Policy
Aug 19, 2019

Omar al-Bashir Goes on Trial
Plus: Fears of a global recession, the ongoing crisis in Kashmir, and what to watch in the world this week.

Foreign Policy
Aug 18, 2019

There Once Was a President Who Hated War
American elites used to see war as a tragic necessity. Now they're completely addicted to it.

Foreign Policy
Aug 18, 2019

Meet Israel's New Kingmaker
Avigdor Lieberman could determine whether Benjamin Netanyahu gets another term. What does he want?

Foreign Policy
Aug 17, 2019

Will Hong Kong Flare Up or Flame Out?
How the protesters got here—and what will happen next.

Foreign Policy
Aug 17, 2019

Our Top Weekend Reads
Enforced calm in Kashmir, protests continue in Hong Kong, and Trump goes for Greenland.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

Trump's Plan to Slash Foreign Aid Puts Humanitarian Programs in Jeopardy
Administration hopes to bypass Congress by running down the budget clock.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

New Delhi's Demographic Designs in Kashmir
Hindu nationalists have long wanted to reshape the region. Now they are getting their chance.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

American Imperialists Have Always Dreamed of Greenland
Trump's reported hopes of buying the Danish island exemplify his 19th-century values.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

How War Traumatizes the Victims and the Perpetrators
On the podcast: A new film explores the experience of Australian soldiers in Afghanistan.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

White Supremacists Want a Dirty Bomb
And the Trump administration is letting them get dangerously close to acquiring one.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

White Supremacists Want a Nuclear Weapon
And the Trump administration is letting them get dangerously close to acquiring one.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

Why Did Gibraltar Release an Iranian Tanker?
Plus: Trump tries to add Greenland to his real estate portfolio, a U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 16, 2019

The U.S. Shouldn't Stumble Out of Afghanistan
Letting the country unravel isn't an exit strategy.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

State Department Watchdog Censures Two Trump Appointees for Harassing Career Staffers
Report says the two appointees targeted career officials they perceived as politically disloyal.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

Diplomats Losing Out to Trump Picks for Top Spots
Current and former U.S. officials say the deluge of political appointees at the State Department is hurting American diplomacy.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

America The Mediocre
Americans think they're No. 1. They're wrong in so many ways.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

Boris Johnson Needs a Second Referendum to Stay in Power
A general election in the wake of a chaotic no-deal Brexit is too great a risk. For a man who has always wanted to occupy No. 10 Downing St., a three-way referendum is the safest way to prolong his premiership.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

Nigeria's Child Veterans Are Still Living a Nightmare
The war against Boko Haram saw kids drafted by both sides. Now they need assistance and a post-conflict future.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

A Generation of Girls Is Missing in India
Sex-selective abortion fuels a cycle of patriarchy and abuse.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

What the Last Recession Tells Us About the Next One
A transcript of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks in Paris.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

Young Voters Care About Abortion Policy. Argentine Politicians Are Ignoring Them.
The youth vote is becoming increasingly important in Argentina, but the leading presidential candidates are deliberately avoiding the issue that matters most to them.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

Taiwan Boosts Military Spending as China Looms
Taipei unveiled a significant increase in its defense budget, with an eye to Beijing's crackdown on Hong Kong.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

Erdogan Plays Washington Like a Fiddle
As U.S. policymakers worry about their special relationship with Ankara, Turkey's president knows it's already dead.

Foreign Policy
Aug 15, 2019

On India's Independence day, Kashmir Is on Lockdown
Plus: Reports of Chinese paramilitaries near the Hong Kong border, the U.S. stock market falls, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

How Old Courts Derail New Democracies
For the nations in Russia's orbit, holdouts in the judicial system are an Achilles' heel.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House
Trump's new China hand could be a sticking point in talks with Beijing.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

Time Is Running Out for Syrians in Lebanon
Beirut is ready to send refugees home, but there isn't much for them to go back to.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

Can Hong Kong's Protests Survive?
This week: Growing violence in Hong Kong, a Chinese Communist party retreat, and a Christmas truce in the trade war.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

Will International Courts Investigate Pro-Trump Media?
Journalists who amplify the president's most divisive rhetoric should consult history—and perhaps a lawyer.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

How Close Is Hong Kong to a Second Tiananmen?
The Chinese Communist Party prefers violence to perceived weakness.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

U.S. Sanctions Are Killing Cancer Patients in Iran
Washington claims that maximum pressure won't stop the supply of medicine and other humanitarian necessities, but banking sanctions are driving up import prices, blocking supply chains, and creating deadly drug shortages.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Reopens After Police Raid and Court Order
Plus: Germany's economy could be headed for recession, rising Japan-South Korea tensions, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

Deported to Their Parents' Homeland, Cambodian Americans Start Anew
Refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge as children are being deported from the United States in record numbers—and are adapting as adults to life in a country most have never known.

Foreign Policy
Aug 14, 2019

Greed and Graft at U.N. Climate Program
Whistleblowers and experts allege corruption at a United Nations Development Program project for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Russia, according to a Foreign Policy investigation.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Kashmir Is Under the Heel of India's Colonialism
Any future for the valley must be built from the bottom up.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

China's AI Dreams Aren't for Everyone
The Chinese government has big plans for artificial intelligence. Can it make them a reality in its education system?

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

The World Is Reaping the Chaos the British Empire Sowed
Locals are still paying for the mess the British left behind in Hong Kong and Kashmir.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Beijing's Paranoia Sees the CIA Under Every Rock
Chinese propagandists are throwing around wild allegations in Hong Kong—but the leadership may really believe them.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

The Last Adult Is Leaving the Room
Other military leaders got all the attention—but the quiet and unassuming Joseph Dunford handled Donald Trump best of all.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Argentina's Stock Market Decline Is Among the World's Worst Since 1950
Despite Monday's drop, Argentine stocks have performed better than those in Pakistan and Oman this year.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Truth and Lies in Kashmir
FP's regional newsletter examines a media battle in India, politics in Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, and Netflix's big test this week.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

How to Save Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism
The idea of development assistance is under attack in western democracies. Pursuing economic justice at home and abroad, launching a new freedom agenda, and framing aid as innovation rather than charity can help end the backlash.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

In Africa, China Is the News
Beijing's infrastructure projects may grab headlines, but its efforts to shape the media are more dangerous.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Is Britain Really Headed for a No-Deal Brexit?
Plus: Rattled markets in Argentina, Italy's impending no-confidence vote, and the other stories we're following today.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Honduran Protesters Have Little Cause for Hope
Even if President Juan Orlando Hernández were to leave office, the country's problems would persist.

Foreign Policy
Aug 13, 2019

Honduran Protestors Have Little Cause for Hope
Even if President Juan Orlando Hernández were to leave office, the country's problems would persist.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Guatemala's New President Won't Stop Citizens Leaving
The Trump administration is relying on the country to curb migration. That won't happen.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Today's Environmental Crisis Was Created in 1919
The Paris Peace Conference set the stage for our oil-soaked global society.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

8 Ways to Stay Ahead of Influence Operations
With election meddling inevitable in 2020, the United States needs a powerful kill chain.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

A Mysterious Explosion Took Place in Russia. What Really Happened?
Russia's catastrophic test of a nuclear-powered missile proves that a new global arms race will mean new nuclear accidents.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Every Era Gets the Chernobyl It Deserves
Russia's catastrophic test of a nuclear-powered missile proves that a new global arms race will mean new nuclear accidents.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Boris Johnson Doesn't Want a No-Deal Brexit. He Wants to Win an Election.
The British prime minister's tough talk is designed to provoke Remainers into blocking Brexit—and give him a villain to blame during an election campaign.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Botched Russian Weapons Test Leads to Radiation Leaks
A nuclear-powered cruise missile test in Russia goes wrong, John Bolton visits London, allies turn on each other in Yemen conflict, and more.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Security Brief: Botched Russian Weapons Test Leads to Radiation Leaks
A nuclear-powered cruise missile test in Russia goes wrong, John Bolton visits London, allies turn on each other in Yemen conflict, and more.

Foreign Policy
Aug 12, 2019

Is the Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen Collapsing?
Plus: A fourth day of Hong Kong protests, Guatemala's new president, and what to watch in the world this week.

Foreign Policy
Aug 11, 2019

Shinzo Abe's Dream Will Never Come True
Japan's prime minister will have a historic legacy—just not the one he always wanted.

Foreign Policy
Aug 10, 2019

Can Boris Johnson's Brexit Guru Banish Nativist Populism From British Politics?
Dominic Cummings masterminded the Vote Leave campaign, but he despises Nigel Farage and the Conservative hard-liners of the European Research Group. He sees a quick Brexit as the best recipe for neutralizing the far-right and removing immigration as a political fault line.

Foreign Policy
Aug 10, 2019

Can Dominic Cummings Banish Nativist Populism From U.K. Politics?
Boris Johnson's Brexit guru masterminded the Vote Leave campaign, but he despises Nigel Farage and sees a quick Brexit as the best recipe for neutralizing the far-right.

Foreign Policy
Aug 09, 2019

The Coming Sand Wars
Battles over mining sand in India are only the beginning.

Foreign Policy
Aug 09, 2019

America Ignored
How nations are starting to behave as if the United States isn't there anymore.

Foreign Policy
Aug 09, 2019

Universities Are Turning a Blind Eye to Chinese Bullies
Mainland thuggery against Hong Kongers is being extended to foreign campuses.

Foreign Policy
Aug 09, 2019

Capitol Hill Could Imperil Any New U.S.-U.K. Trade Deal
Despite Trump's eagerness to help a post-Brexit Britain, plenty of obstacles stand in the way—and not just the usual suspects.

Foreign Policy
Aug 09, 2019

Kashmir's Paramilitary Lockdown Traps Locals
Witnesses say travel is nearly impossible and communications have been severed.

Foreign Policy
Aug 09, 2019

Hezbollah's Rainbow Coalition
The Shiite group is making inroads with other communities. Here's how—and why.

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