What Comes Next in Syria?
With President Trump’s strikes on Assad’s regime, the Syrian civil war is at the forefront of the global political stage. But what happens when the strikes are over?
Reporter’s Notebook: Germany’s Family Reunification Problem
FP contributor Vauhini Vara appears on The E.R. to discuss her story “Germany’s Family Feud.”
How Far Will China Go?
From buying influence at American universities to forcing Chinese nationals to return home, Beijing is expanding its political operations abroad.
The Double Life of Nikki Haley
Is Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations a dedicated fighter for human rights or a retail politician looking for any issue that advances her career?
Is Democracy Dying?
Is the end of democracy as we know it near? Yascha Mounk sets out to answer in his new book, “The People vs. Democracy.”
What to Expect From Talks With North Korea
This week’s guest, Mickey Bergman, has been to the table with North Korea before and knows what to expect from the upcoming talks.
The E.R.: The State Department’s #MeToo Moment
Beginning with film producer Harvey Weinstein, wave after wave of stories have taken on men in every industry: from newsrooms to Hollywood to Silicon Valley. Now, it's the State Department's turn.
The Strange Legal Journey of the Trump Dossier
While BuzzFeed works to verify some of its controversial claims, lawsuits abound.
Bonus Episode: Susan Glasser Joins The E.R. to Talk Trump, Russia, and All Those Indictments
FP’s former editor in chief makes her first appearance on The E.R.
A Former Peace Negotiator Muses on Trump and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
More than a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, we’ve seen what appears to be a fundamental shift in U.S. policy toward Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Mysterious Origins of a DHS Report Calling for Sunni Muslim Surveillance
FP published a draft government report calling for the screening of Sunni Muslims. How do such reports come to be?
How Far is Too Far for Israel’s Targeted Killings?
Ronen Bergman discusses his new book, Rise and Kill First.
The Olympics on the E.R.: Olympic Figure Skater Sasha Cohen Weighs in on the 2018 Games
In part two of our Olympics series, print editor Sarah Wildman and FP reporter Emily Tamkin chat with Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen ahead of the games in Pyeongchang.
The Olympics on The E.R.: What Can We Learn From Past Games Ahead of Pyeongchang?
In part one of our two-part Olympics series, print editor Sarah Wildman calls up two historians to ask what we can learn from past games ahead of the kick off in South Korea on February 9.
The vice president wants aid to go Christians and other minorities targeted by the Islamic State. But others fear it could increase sectarian strife.
Meet the Godfather of Modern Counterinsurgency
How would the outcome of the Vietnam War differ if we had listened to Edward Lansdale? The world may never know.
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Beam Me Up, Santa” Edition
Robert Mueller got hold of emails from the presidential transition and the Pentagon has been researching sightings of UFOs. Yes, seriously.
Billionaires May be the Future of Space Travel
Privately funded space ventures are altering the industry … and, maybe, the final frontier itself.
Rational Security on the E.R.: The “When You’re President They Let You Do It” Edition
From possibly obstructing justice to keeping his finances under wraps, President Trump is giving new meaning to “when you’re a star, they let you do it.”
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Power of Delusional Thinking” Edition
Mike Flynn may be cooperating with Mueller’s investigation, but the president thinks there’s nothing to worry about.