Russia and China Hold Hands Ahead of G-20 Summit
Expect trade deals and more anti-U.S. posturing as the Chinese president meets with Putin ahead of the G-20 summit.
Here’s Who Will Lament — and Celebrate — the Plummeting U.S. Birth Rate
There’s nothing like a good population crisis to stir up civilizational angst.
Thousands of Protesters Prepare to Jeer Trump, Putin, and Erdogan at G-20 Summit
German chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly chose Hamburg to show how protests are tolerated in democracies.
China Opens Its Bond Market To International Investors
Wall Street has long wanted to invest in Chinese debt.
Book Talk: The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight.
Al Qaeda’s leader was in hiding for over a decade. A new account tells us what he was doing.
Qatar Goes to Kuwait, Estonia Takes Over, Trump Tweets and Travels: The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead
What you might have missed in past few days — and what to watch in the days to come.
The Air Force fumbles: A post-mortem on the recent promotion board for lt. colonels
The public discussion that’s recently emerged about the U.S. Air Force’s personnel crisis is well overdue.
The Bookshelf: FP Staffers Review the New Releases
Just in time for the holiday break, FP returns to reviewing new and upcoming titles on all aspects of international affairs.
An interesting proposal to reduce suicide among people leaving the military
A lot of suicides occur when the new vet is transitioning from military to civilian life, writes Marine Sgt. James Galloway.
Pakistan Can’t Afford China’s ‘Friendship’
Pakistan's elites think Chinese cash can save the country. They're wrong.
We Didn’t Kick Britain’s Ass to Be This Kind of Country
Donald Trump’s abandonment of human rights is a repudiation of the country’s founding principles.
SitRep: U.S. Troops in the Thick of it in Mosul and Raqqa
U.S. Hands Syria Endgame off to Moscow, U.S. ships cruise past Chinese "island" and lots more
Tillerson Ready to Let Russia Decide Assad’s Fate
In talks with the U.N. chief, Tillerson indicates Russia should be in the driver’s seat when it comes to the future of Syria.