He Feared the CIA Would Delete a Document Detailing Its Torture Program. So He Took It.
On our podcast: A Senate investigator who exposed the agency’s torture secrets tells his story.
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.
This American Visited North Korea’s Most Sensitive Nuke Sites. What He Saw Blew His Mind.
North Koreans wanted the renowned scientist Siegfried Hecker to know they could hide their bomb material and the United States would never find it.
Rohingyas Were Shot, Hacked With Machetes, and Then They Made for the Border
Relief worker Pavlos Kolovos watched as one of the world’s worst refugee crises unfolded in real time.
Why Was a Private Israeli Intel Firm Digging Up Dirt on This Former Obama Administration Official?
Colin Kahl was targeted by Black Cube, the same company Harvey Weinstein hired to discredit his accusers.
How to Haggle With a Dictator
Bill Richardson has made eight missions to North Korea to negotiate the release of American captives. He sat down with Foreign Policy to explain how it’s done.
The Untold Story of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995
The weekly podcast: How a U.S. presidential candidate found common cause with Israelis opposed to the peace process to pass a law that could now doom it.
The Road Ahead With North Korea
The weekly podcast: What a potential summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could look like.
Reporter’s Notebook: Brazil’s Forgotten Children and Russia’s #MeToo Problem
FP’s April magazine: “The End of Human Rights” tackled issues from the Amazon to Vladivostok. On today’s E.R. episode, we talk to two contributors.
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?