A sortable guide to the administration’s policies—and the people putting them into practice.
Washington and its allies have several levers for reforms.
After last summer’s clashes with China, New Delhi may finally be ready to leave ambiguity behind—and side with the West.
Somalia’s president says entrenched elites are blocking the path toward universal suffrage and insisting on an indirect electoral system that maintains their power.
In response to China’s rise, New Delhi casts off anti-Western baggage.
Biden needs to show that Washington treats the alliance seriously when Moon visits.
Voters choose independent candidates to draft a new constitution.
Companies linked to the Wagner group are snapping up oil and gas leases—with an eye to pumping influence, not oil.
Talk about sending ground troops to definitively defeat Hamas is nothing more than an idle threat.
We asked 25 experts to grade the administration’s start on foreign policy
The U.S. treasury secretary and the Italian prime minister have spent decades shaping this economy. But can they control what comes next?
Female economists are rising to the top—everywhere but the U.N.
The Biden administration can stop multinational companies, criminals, and kleptocrats from siphoning off Africa’s wealth.
The possibilities are great, but the politics are risky.
Rocket debris, ‘space junk,’ and resource competition require new space diplomacy.
Managing rifts in alliances should be built into strategic planning.
Biden must act now to protect the energy system from the rising threat of cyberattacks and natural disasters.
The new U.S. president wants to help, but he may not be prepared to pay the price.
For Israelis and Palestinians, ethnic violence isn't a temporary problem. It’s a lasting identity.
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
International relations theorists once explored racism. What has the field lost by giving that up?
Tangled questions of Asian identity need answers that aren’t defined by U.S. terminology alone.
April brought a devastating COVID surge in India—plus the death of a royal in England, a raging fire in Northern Ireland, and a closely watched verdict in the United States.