Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Is Ready for Retirement

She won the Nobel Peace Prize and steered her country through the Ebola crisis. But the Liberian president’s proudest achievement will be peacefully giving up power.


Obama’s Climate Envoy: China Will Surprise Us in a Good Way

Obama’s longtime climate envoy on finally inking a global emissions deal, on China’s future, and what happens to U.S. leadership.


‘The Jewish Revenge’

One of Britain’s best-known novelists talks to FP about his radical reinvention of The Merchant of Venice.


A Russian Reporter Goes to a Trump Rally — And Feels at Home

From a Russian point of view, the Iowa caucuses look a little different.


The Men in the Middle

Two young, charismatic leaders in Israel and Turkey are taking on right-wing governments and trying to transform their countries' politics. Can they change the Middle East without firing a shot?


The Filipino Foreign Minister on What Will Come of Beijing’s Aggressive Maneuvers in the South China Sea

Albert del Rosario, the Filipino foreign minister, talks to Foreign Policy about what will come of Beijing’s aggressive maneuvers in the South China Sea.


The Governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank and Mooted Presidential Candidate Talks Protests and the Syrian War

Riad Salameh, the governor of Lebanon’s central bank and mooted presidential candidate, sits down with Foreign Policy to talk political protests and the economic impact of the Syrian war.


Shadow Banking Is Killing China’s Stock Markets

The parallel banking system that funneled billions into stocks may be about to unravel.


'The Look of Silence' Raises Questions About the Relationship Between Global Capitalism and Western Complicity

Joshua Oppenheimer’s unsettling new film, The Look of Silence, raises questions about the troubling relationship between global capitalism and western complicity.


‘Japan Alone Cannot Guard or Sustain Peace’

Foreign Policy talks to Japan’s former defense minister about reinterpreting the country's constitution to counter China’s peaceful rise.

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