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Foreign Policy
Jul 20, 2018

The Kremlin Is Celebrating Helsinki. For Now.
Vladimir Putin achieved his goal of embarrassing the United States. But Russians are already bracing for the backlash.

Foreign Policy
Jul 20, 2018

The Woman Who Defied Iran
On the podcast: Masih Alinejad took off her headscarf and started a movement.

Foreign Policy
Jul 20, 2018

Trump's ‘Unbridled, Egotistical Narcissism' Defines White House Summits
Former U.S. diplomat Thomas Pickering on Trump, Putin, and the world after Helsinki.

Foreign Policy
Jul 20, 2018

The Nationalist Internationale Is Crumbling
Steve Bannon is trying to sell Trumpism to Eastern Europeans—but shared ideologies die hard when they run into economic and military realities.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

Trump-Putin Firestorm Brings Interpreters Out From the Shadows
U.S. politicians debate whether to force Trump's interpreter to divulge contents of the private meeting.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

‘We Have No Idea What President Trump Would Do In a Crisis with Russia.'
Poland's former defense and foreign minister explains how Trump left Eastern Europe in the lurch.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

With Trump Going Soft on Nord Stream, Congress Moves to Kill the Pipeline
U.S. lawmakers, at least, worry that Europe's reliance on Moscow for energy could give Russia key leverage.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

With Trump Going Soft on Nord Stream, Congress Readies to Kill the Pipeline
U.S. lawmakers, at least, worry that Europe's reliance on Moscow for energy could give Russia key leverage.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

How Much Damage Did Trump Cause in Helsinki?
The president's disgraceful remarks could have disturbing results.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

Iran Hawks Should Be Careful What They Wish For
Pushing for regime change in Tehran could put Qassem Suleimani in power.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

Trump's Performance in Helsinki Shouldn't Have Come as a Surprise
U.S. allies in Europe are resigned to a trans-Atlantic relationship that keeps getting worse.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

Why Russia Will Regret Helsinki
Trump isn't as useful to Putin as one might think.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

The Manchurian Idiot
After Helsinki, Trump isn't as useful to Putin as one might think.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

Trump Is Coming Off as Putin's Poodle, But That Actually Undermines Russia's Main Goal
Trump isn't as useful to Putin as one might think.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

U.S. Bomber Crews Flying With Broken Ejection Seats
A number of B-1 seats could still malfunction after a dangerous June mishap.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

ZTE's Ties to China's Military-Industrial Complex Run Deep
The Chinese telecommunications firm is connected to other companies with a history of proliferation.

Foreign Policy
Jul 19, 2018

Self-Driving Cars Are on the Road to Nowhere
Technology companies have been selling a vision of greener cities and safer roads. It's nothing more than hype.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

‘Unless They Pay a Price for It, They're Going to Keep Doing It.'
Former U.S. ambassador to Russia says Trump can't hold Moscow accountable by "winging it."

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

‘It Was Nothing Short of Treasonous'
How people in the United States and Russia responded to the Helsinki summit.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

Trump on Putin: The U.S. President's Views, In His Own Words
A history of contradictory statements from 2015 to the present.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

Here's What Trump and Putin Actually Said in Helsinki
The press conference transcript—and what the White House edited out.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

Why Trump Is Getting Away With Foreign-Policy Insanity
The only people who can stop his sucking up to Russia have lost all their credibility.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

State Department Silent on MH17 Anniversary Following Trump-Putin Firestorm
The department prepared to criticize Russia's role in the 2014 downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine, but the statement was never released.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

Liberté! Égalité! Overcrowded, Underfunded Universities!
Can Emmanuel Macron save France's higher education system by making it more American?

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

Trump's ‘America First' Policy Could Leave U.S. Defense Industry Behind
Fallout from Trump's moves on trade and foreign relations was evident at a major international air show.

Foreign Policy
Jul 18, 2018

Proposed Law Would Allow U.S. to Sue OPEC for Manipulating Oil Market
Trump appears to favor the idea, but oil producers are already pumping flat out.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

As Trump Walks Back Russia Comments, Senate Summons Pompeo for Hearing on Helsinki
The president said he misspoke when he sided with Putin over the U.S. intelligence community, but that may not be enough to quell Republican furor.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

Trump's Treason by Father Complex
When the U.S. president looks at Vladimir Putin, he doesn't see his handler. He sees his dad.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

Trump's Unrequited Love for Vladimir Putin
When the U.S. president looks at Vladimir Putin, he doesn't see his handler. He sees his dad.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

Indictments Against Russian Spies Aren't Enough
Robert Mueller seems to understand he's fighting an information war, not just a legal battle.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

Robert Mueller Is Fighting a War
The special prosecutor's latest indictments prove he's waging more than just a legal battle.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

A Black Korean in Pyongyang
Ethnic identity is the latest issue to split the two Koreas.

Foreign Policy
Jul 17, 2018

Europe Should Call Trump's Bluff
Spending 4 percent of the EU's GDP on defense would boost sagging economies and protect the continent at a time when U.S. leadership is lacking.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Israel's Knesset Is Debating Democracy Itself
A new law before the Israeli parliament would demote Arabic as an official language — and undermine equality.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Trump's Battle Against Breastfeeding Is a Small Part of a Bigger War
With escalating drug prices and growing vaccine paranoia, American populism is taking down the edifice of global public health.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Trump's Battle Against Breastfeeding Is a Small Part of a Wider War
With escalating drug prices and growing vaccine paranoia, American populism is taking down the edifice of global public health.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Security Brief: Trump and Putin Meet in Helsinki; High-Flying News From a Big British Air Show; U.S. Army Steps into the Future
Catch up on everything you need to know about the Trump-Putin meeting, big air shows in Europe, and other top news.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Those Who Dare to Bare Their Hair
Masih Alinejad is helping Iranian women challenge the regime — one hijab at a time.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Closing the Factory Doors
For two centuries, countries have used low-wage labor to climb out of poverty. What will happen when robots take those jobs?

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Our Data, Ourselves
How to stop tech firms from monopolizing our personal information.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Robots can actually create jobs — if countries get their trade policies right.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

South Koreans Learn to Love the Other
How to manufacture multiculturalism.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

There's No Such Thing as a Stable Career
Job insecurity has always been a fact of life. Just ask chimney sweeps, lectors, and telephone operators.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Why India Gives Uber 5 Stars
Gig work offers a leg up in the developing world.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Thank You, Jimmy Carter
Restoring the reputation of America's most underrated foreign-policy president.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Facing the Future of Work
FP's editor in chief introduces our July issue on how to adapt to robots, AI, trade wars, and an aging world.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Who Will Care for the Carers?
As populations age, countries will need ever more primary health workers and aides — jobs robots will never do well. So why do we treat these workers so badly?

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

How Conservation Became Colonialism
Indigenous people, not environmentalists, are the key to protecting the world's most precious ecosystems.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Then They Came for the Lawyers
Technology has already driven blue-collar workers into the underclass. Professionals may be next.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Les Monstres Among Us
Two French best-sellers draw warnings for the present from the stories of Hitler's henchmen.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Who's Afraid of Judith Shklar?
Meet the American philosopher who showed that Western politics could only move forward by first taking a step backward.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Longtime Neighbors
The hidden history of Poland's Muslims.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

The Occupation as Entertainment
The second season of the acclaimed TV thriller "Fauda" obscures the dark realities of Israeli rule in the West Bank.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

How Venezuela Struck It Poor
The tragic — and totally avoidable — self-destruction of one of the world's richest oil economies.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Books in Brief: The Latest Reads on the Financial Crisis, the Rwandan Genocide, and What It Means to Be a Nation
Also: Works on India's rise, the history of U.S. trade politics, and social media's role in modern conflicts.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

1 Billion People. 100,000 Characters. 1 Typewriter.
The machine that changed a language forever.

Foreign Policy
Jul 16, 2018

Pride and Prejudice in Tehran
To understand Iran's foreign policy, you need to learn a little Farsi.

Foreign Policy
Jul 15, 2018

Duterte vs. God
The Philippine president likes to pick fights. But can he win against the Catholic Church?

Foreign Policy
Jul 15, 2018

Fighter Jet Price Hits Record Low in Massive Deal
But high long-term costs and severe maintenance challenges still plague the aircraft.

Foreign Policy
Jul 14, 2018

Trump Remains Evasive on Crimea Ahead of Summit With Putin
Legal experts say the U.S. president has authority to recognize Crimea as part of Russia, but sanctions would remain.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

White House Official Who Advocated for Refugees Sacked and Escorted From Office
Jennifer Arangio had clashed with Stephen Miller and other hard-line aides to Trump.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

How a WWII-Era Chant Found Its Way to World Cup 2018
Symbols have power, even in soccer. Just ask Croatia.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

When Ronnie Met Mikhail?
On our podcast: As Trump sits down with Putin, we look back at a summit in Reykjavik that helped end the Cold War.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

White House Wants to Know Political Leanings of Job Applicants at the U.N.
New questionnaire asks about public statements, support for politicians.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Liu Xia's Freedom Shows China Can Still Be Pressured
Even Beijing admitted the Nobel laureate's widow had committed no crime.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Ban NATO Summits
As long as Donald Trump is president, they're just not worth it.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Turkey Has Made a Quagmire for Itself in Syria
The Turkish military has discovered it's much easier to invade Syria than to govern it.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Putin Sees Trump as an Easy Mark on Syria
Before their Helsinki summit, the U.S. president has given his Russian counterpart little reason to take him seriously.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Putin Doesn't Care about Sex Trafficking
Russia could have done something to prevent sexual exploitation of foreign women during the World Cup. It chose not to.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

The New Economy's Old Business Model Is Dead
Tech companies are used to pairing big revenues with small labor forces. But they'll soon be forced to become massive job creators.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Africa's Attack on Internet Freedom
While Washington turns a blind eye, autocrats across the continent are muzzling their citizens online.

Foreign Policy
Jul 13, 2018

Boris Johnson's Great Leap Forward
Britain's conservatives were once known for sensible stewardship of the economy. Now, the Tory Maoists are blowing it up.

Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2018

Trump Needs to Close the Deal in the Horn of Africa
A lasting peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea would be an enormous strategic win for the West.

Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2018

Trump Fumed, but NATO Members Got What They Wanted
Think the NATO summit was a complete dumpster fire? Think again.

Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2018

‘Take Back Control'? Brexit Is Tearing Britain Apart
Prime Minister Theresa May thinks it's her duty to deliver Brexit, but the outcome could entail splitting her party and impoverishing Britain.

Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2018

First They Came for the Immigrants. Then They Came for the Robots.
Politicians must prepare voters for automation; otherwise, opportunistic populists will seize the agenda.

Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea Have a Common Enemy
Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki are racing toward peace because they both face the same threat: hardliners in the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front.

Foreign Policy
Jul 11, 2018

Trump Has Nobody to Blame for North Korea but Himself
The president's pivot to "strategic impatience" has made an already difficult task substantially more so.

Foreign Policy
Jul 11, 2018

Once Upon a Time, Helsinki Meant Human Rights
Trump's summit with Putin risks tarnishing a legacy of Republican moral leadership.

Foreign Policy
Jul 11, 2018

U.S. Envoy to NATO: A Washington Insider Caught Between Trump and a Hard Place
Kay Bailey Hutchison will have to clean up whatever mess the president leaves behind in Brussels.

Foreign Policy
Jul 11, 2018

Learning to Work With Robots
AI will change everything. Workers must adapt — or else.

Foreign Policy
Jul 11, 2018

The Holocaust Existentialist
Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, dead at 92, showed the world the Holocaust through eyewitnesses.

Foreign Policy
Jul 10, 2018

Crisis in U.S. Nuclear Talks With Pyongyang Not China's Doing, Experts Say
Beijing is angry over the U.S. trade war, but Trump's own mishandling of North Korea talks are the main problem.

Foreign Policy
Jul 10, 2018

Trump Should Strike a Deal With Putin on Syria
The United States won't get everything it wants, but it would be wise to protect Washington's remaining interests before it's too late.

Foreign Policy
Jul 10, 2018

India's Secularists Have an Authoritarianism Problem
Indians are increasingly forced to choose between Hindu nationalism and egalitarian dictatorship.

Foreign Policy
Jul 10, 2018

3 Versions of Europe Are Collapsing at the Same Time
Post-1945, post-1968, and post-1989 Europe are all different — and none of them make sense anymore.

Foreign Policy
Jul 10, 2018

Trump's Deal Is All Show, No Reality in Pyongyang
Negotiations with North Korea are a grueling process. The president's empty boasts don't help.

Foreign Policy
Jul 10, 2018

The Trump-Putin Summit's Potential Nuclear Fallout
When the U.S. and Russian presidents meet in Helsinki, the biggest risk won't be on everyone's radar.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

Pentagon Says It Won't Pay for Housing of Immigrants
Preparing shelters at military bases could take weeks.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

The Singapore Honeymoon Is Over
Trump in Singapore was spectacle. Pompeo in Pyongyang is the grim reality.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

It Still Doesn't Get Worse Than Afghanistan
From alienating allies to starting trade wars, Trump has made plenty of foreign-policy errors. But his biggest blunder is the one Obama handed him.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

The Future of Europe, for Better or Worse, Is Sebastian Kurz
Austria's chancellor thinks he's cracked the code for neutralizing populists — by cooperating with them.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

New U.S. Policy Raises Risk of Deportation for Immigrant Victims of Trafficking
The policy also makes it harder for law enforcement to investigate traffickers.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

Security Brief: NATO Braces for Trump; Pompeo Continues Asia Tour Following Tense North Korea Visit
By Robbie Gramer and Amy Cheng Good morning and happy Monday from a hot and muggy Washington. Your usual security brief author, Elias Groll, is out of town for vacation so I'll be filling in. Send any tips or questions to me at Robbie.Gramer@foreignpolicy.com. It's a big week in the world of security, with President ...

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

Spare a Thought for the Bundeswehr
Trump is right that Germany needs to spend more on defense, but his public demands are making it politically impossible.

Foreign Policy
Jul 09, 2018

Trump Is Right About Germany's Low-Energy Military
Berlin needs to spend more on defense, but the U.S. president's public demands are making it politically impossible.

Foreign Policy
Jul 07, 2018

Read FP's Coverage of the 2018 World Cup
War is politics by other means — and so is the World Cup.

Foreign Policy
Jul 06, 2018

Peru's National Identity Was Bound Up With Conflict and Corruption for Decades — Then It Qualified for the World Cup.
On our podcast, how a country scores two goals in the soccer tournament and finds redemption.

Foreign Policy
Jul 06, 2018

Chinese Investment in the U.S. Tanks Amid Major Policy Crackdowns
With or without a trade war, Chinese foreign direct investment to the United States won't stop tumbling anytime soon.

Foreign Policy
Jul 06, 2018

‘We Belong to Afghanistan'
Rawail Singh believed in a peaceful future for Sikhs like him in his homeland — and died for it.

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