FP asked leading global thinkers which foreign-policy issues have been missing from the election campaign. Charles Kupchan lays out a smarter version of “America first.”
The killing of a coloured teenager in Johannesburg exposed the fraught state of race relations in South Africa—and how the racial hierarchies created by apartheid continue to plague the country.
In a crucial state like Michigan, Joe Biden will have to convince skeptical Palestinians that he won’t leave them in the lurch—again.
New polling shows that a growing share of U.S. citizens want leaders who wouldn’t “bother with” elections.
Misinformation is hyperlocal. Attempts to counter it should be, too.
For all the chaos, the Trump administration has notched some notable victories abroad. The question is whether they outweigh everything else Trump brought to Washington—and the world.
Trump versus Biden is not just about the United States. The whole world is watching the Nov. 3 election to see how U.S. foreign policy may change in the coming months.
Niche foreign-policy issues could become make-or-break affairs for battleground races, from Cuba for Florida Latinos to the treatment of Somali refugees in Minnesota.
Daily takes by leading global thinkers on the most important foreign-policy issues not being talked about during the campaign.
It doesn’t matter if Russia actually sways the vote. What matters is whether Americans think it did.
The presidential transition of power has long been a weakness of the U.S. political system. But never more so than now.
The bestselling book “Caste” brilliantly frames racial hierarchies in the United States but largely ignores the horrors of India’s caste structure.
The managing director and the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund lay out a strategy for sustained recovery.
As the pandemic causes increasing numbers of people to experience food insecurity, China has begun using Big Data to chase the goal of zero hunger.
Chrystia Freeland, Mary Ng, and Kirsten Hillman got the White House to do something rare: back down.
FP asked leading global thinkers which foreign-policy issues have been missing from the election campaign. Dambisa Moyo writes about the ticking global debt bomb.
Italy is one of the only countries with a law to provide for those orphaned by femicide—and it could serve as a model for the rest of Europe.
As Afghanistan peace talks drag on, with Washington sending mixed signals on troop withdrawals, the Taliban make a violent bid for a key province.
Years of quiet development are finally paying off, and Abu Dhabi’s defense industry can largely stand on its own feet.
The United States needs to get serious about defending the island nation—here’s how.
The announcement could end Sudan’s three decades as an international pariah. But it comes at a cost.
Unlike Trump, former U.S. President Richard Nixon went to great lengths to cover up plans to assassinate or topple foreign leaders.
Once dirt-poor Bangladesh just surpassed India in GDP per capita. All the more reason for Modi to focus on the right reforms.
U.S. policy to contain China will require a lot more continuity with Trump than Biden’s backers would like to admit.
The great powers have taken big steps to fight global warming. Now attention turns to the rest of the world.
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?
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
September brought a devastating fire at a Greek migrant camp and the death of a U.S. Supreme Court icon—plus a mass whale stranding in Australia, fires in California, and protests against police violence around the world.
The burning of the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos has exposed the EU’s short-sighted, inhumane, and ineffective approach to asylum.