The pandemic has the continent increasingly discussing its common boundaries—and common identity.
A new book offers riveting and memorable reporting, though it falls back on outdated narratives of a country that has moved on.
The new administration will use foreign policy tools to promote climate goals, boost clean energy, and punish carbon-intensive production.
All the new hires and plans in one place. Click to read FP’s coverage on a fraught transfer of power.
The Biden team needs to step up and push new initiatives
The Biden administration must prepare to stand up for protesters.
The victims of the country’s endless wars could provide the key to a lasting peace.
The suppression of protests against police brutality wouldn’t have been possible without arms and training from abroad.
If Biden gets the response right, he could put the region on better footing for years to come.
As East Africa faces a triple crisis from COVID-19, floods, and locusts, cutting U.S. aid to Ethiopia is not the solution.
Some Britons will get shots starting next week—but in the rest of the world, it’s going to take a while.
The New York congressman fended off a progressive challenge in an unusually public race.
Donald Trump isn’t the only right-wing populist to govern with aggression—and do surprisingly well with women.
Why the fate of the American republic—and the world—could depend on what happens Nov. 3.
The presidential transition of power has long been a weakness of the U.S. political system. But never more so than now.
The U.S. president-elect and his top advisors have made the fight against dirty money one of their early priorities.
New Treasury nominee hailed as the right woman for the moment.
The leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front are seeking to manipulate the international community into backing a power-sharing deal.
Chinese acquisitions of Western firms are only part of the problem. Secret venture capital is handing power to Beijing under the radar.
How sanctions against the Syrian regime are forcing the country into famine.
The RCEP truly is a China-style trade agreement: platitudinous and ineffective.
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?
A race-based colonial mindset that views the continent as Europe’s playground and dismisses the concerns of Africans continues to fuel death and destruction.
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
November brought results in the U.S. presidential election and a sharp rise in coronavirus cases around the world—plus a deadly attack at an Afghanistan university and devastating storms in Central America and the Philippines.
The Russian-brokered cease-fire that ended six weeks of fighting means soldiers on the ground—either as peacekeepers or as a vanguard of Putin’s latest garrison state.