A sortable guide to the administration’s policies—and the people putting them into practice.
Talk about sending ground troops to definitively defeat Hamas is nothing more than an idle threat.
Biden needs to show that Washington treats the alliance seriously when Moon visits.
A threat to his rule has fizzled since the shooting began.
The Biden administration can stop multinational companies, criminals, and kleptocrats from siphoning off Africa’s wealth.
Under pressure and with few good options, an understaffed administration scrambles to tackle a crisis it never wanted.
Managing rifts in alliances should be built into strategic planning.
Rocket debris, ‘space junk,’ and resource competition require new space diplomacy.
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?
In the last few years, as politicians, judges, and other campaigners were stymied, the political will to fight graft has eroded.
Policymakers can no longer rely on an imaginary border that supposedly divides two states as a one-state reality takes shape on the ground.
The U.S. president outlined big promises on human rights reforms. Critics say he’s already breaking them in Africa.
Decriminalization of marijuana would create jobs and boost tax revenue across the continent.
A dangerous third wave is threatening an unvaccinated nation.
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.
If Palestinians have no hope of a capital in East Jerusalem, Israelis will have little hope of normality.
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.