Top Democratic Lawmakers Sound Alarm on Trump ‘Loyalty Tests’ for State Department Officials
A letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo follows Foreign Policy’s report.
Trump’s Trade Wars Prompt Congressional Pushback
As the U.S. trade war with China escalates, a growing number of GOP lawmakers want final say on tariffs.
Get Ready for a Mexican Left Turn on Foreign Policy
If populism sweeps to power in Mexico, the country's foreign policy will return to the 1930s.
If Trump Tears Up NAFTA, Sports Will Keep North America Together
The joint 2026 World Cup is yet another sign that Canada, Mexico, and the United States are becoming increasingly culturally and economically interdependent.
Trump’s Space Force Faces Hurdles in the Pentagon and Congress
The U.S. president's plan could put him at odds with his defense secretary.
The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery
Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones.
‘At Least During the Internment …’ Are Words I Thought I’d Never Utter
I was sent to a camp at just 5 years old — but even then, they didn't separate children from families.
Security Brief: North Korea Summit Aftermath; Cyber Authorities
The real work of implementing the agreement quickly spun up after the summit.
Nice Democracy You’ve Got There. Be a Shame If Something Happened to It.
China's Communist Party is using thuggish proxies to disrupt Taiwan and Hong Kong.
I Fought Against Muqtada al-Sadr. Now He’s Iraq’s Best Hope.
The former militia leader who once terrorized U.S. forces has reinvented himself as an Iraqi nationalist and a pragmatist.
Malaysia’s $6.5 Billion Scandal Almost Sank Its Democracy
The cover-up of the 1MDB affair was taking the country toward autocracy — until the people won the day.
Nobody’s Protecting India’s Bravest Journalists
I had the resources to survive a campaign of online hate — but other reporters have been far less fortunate.
The Ghost of Hugo Chávez Is Haunting Colombia’s Election
Some Colombians fear that their country could go the way of Venezuela.
Peace Pact in the Balance As Colombians Vote
Sunday’s election is widely seen as a referendum on the historic peace accord with the FARC.
Stalin Falsified the Data, Then Killed the Statisticians
How the Soviet Union facilitated the famine of the 1930s that killed millions of Ukrainians, then buried the evidence.
No More Mr. Nice Canada
Canada's reputation for friendly politeness, especially when dealing with the United States, is long overdue for revision.
Alexis Tsipras Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize
Greece's prime minister, together with his partner in Macedonia, has created a model for solving identity clashes across the globe.
Russian Troll or Clumsy Publicity Hound?
A Russian media executive says he’s come to Washington to test the limits of American freedom.
How Far Will Bavaria’s CSU Go to Fend Off Germany’s Far-Right?
Angela Merkel’s sister party, the Christian Social Union, is taking an extreme line on refugees and threatening to bring down her coalition.