Will the Coronavirus Fuel Conflict?
Projections based on economic and development data show an increased risk of internal violence in fragile states driven by rising prices and falling incomes.
‘America First’ vs. ‘The People’s Vaccine’
The rise of “vaccine nationalism” threatens to leave poor countries out in the cold.
Defund the Bankers
The U.S. economy needs reform, and the Black Lives Matter movement shows how it can be done.
Beijing’s Secret Police Rule Hong Kong Now
The new national security law effectively undercuts the city’s once great justice system.
The Coronavirus Is Hastening Modi’s Transformation of India
New Delhi is invoking the pandemic to accelerate its suppression of the press.
The Tip of the American Military Spear Is Being Blunted
Reforms to the Marine Corps may be necessary to face China, but Congress needs to ask hard questions.
When It Comes to America’s Race Issues, Russia Is a Bogeyman
As talk turns once again to Russia’s role in stoking racial tensions ahead of an election, the United States would be wise to look within.
Annexation Will Probably Go Smoothly. The Problems Will Come Later.
Israel’s annexation of Palestinian territory won’t trigger a disaster. But the aftermath will be toxic for the Jewish state.
France Was Officially Colorblind—Until Now
The country is upending its national identity by finally starting to acknowledge race.
Britain Is Becoming America in All the Worst Ways
British politicians used to condescend to their U.S. counterparts. During the pandemic, they've started copying their most destructive habits.
China’s Superpower Dreams Are Running Out of Money
When the coronavirus crisis is over, China will be forced to embrace a less ambitious future.
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America’s founders missed an opportunity to abolish slavery, attacks on the press are increasing in democratic societies, and Trump’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran isn’t working.
To Fight Inequality, the United States Needs an FDR. Can Biden Deliver?
The COVID-19 crisis could lead to a modern-day New Deal—but only if Democrats have the courage to replace failed economic policies with radical reforms.
Books in Brief
Read Foreign Policy staffers’ reviews of recent releases on America in the world, English piracy in the Indian Ocean, and mass murder in Indonesia.
Margrethe Vestager Is Still Coming for Big Tech
The coronavirus pandemic has made the world more reliant on technology. The EU’s competition commissioner says that makes her fight more urgent.
This Is What the Future of Globalization Will Look Like
The pandemic proved, once and for all, that the world can’t be flat. But global trade can recover—if we rewrite the rules.
Crises Only Sometimes Lead to Change. Here’s Why.
The coronavirus pandemic won’t automatically lead to reforms. Great upheavals only bring systemic change when reformers have a plan—and the power to implement it.
Welcome to the Post-Leader World
The United States has abdicated its dominant role. Here’s how to fill the gap.
IMF Loans Will Further Entrench Corruption in Egypt
Recently disbursed IMF funding will only help the Sisi regime and entrench its rule.
White House to Interview Defense Officials in Perceived Loyalty Test
Interviews with political appointees at the Pentagon raise fears of another purge.
Why Is Mainstream International Relations Blind to Racism?
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
How America’s Founding Fathers Missed a Chance to Abolish Slavery
They swept the issue under the rug, and even Thomas Jefferson realized that civil war was inevitable before he died on July 4, 1826. But history could have taken a different direction.
Lawmakers Allege Egyptian Interference in Torture Suit
A House letter calls the arrests of an Egyptian American human rights advocate’s family a bid to “undermine” the U.S. judicial process.
These Countries Reformed Their Brutal, Biased Police. The U.S. Can, Too.
Well-meaning reforms are often blocked and rarely succeed. But there are ways to make them stick.
Why Taiwan’s Assistance to Hong Kong Matters
Taiwan’s government is signaling its status as a regional beacon for democracy and human rights—in contrast to South Korea, which frames assistance to North Korean refugees as helping ethnic brethren.
Corporations Will Be Complicit if Israel Goes Through With Annexation
Annexation will raise their legal risk of being held accountable for human rights violations and war crimes.
The United States Has Nothing to Fear From the ICC
The Trump administration’s crusade against the International Criminal Court is misguided and will harm long-term U.S. interests.
Iran Is Becoming Immune to U.S. Pressure
Trump’s so-called maximum pressure campaign has empowered hard-line figures in Tehran, marginalizing those eager to take the diplomatic route.
How Bibi’s Friends in the Settlements and in Washington Helped Scuttle His Annexation Move
Israel’s West Bank land grab is on hold for now.
Japan Is Canceling a U.S. Missile Defense System
Aegis Ashore was more expensive than bargained for, but scrapping the program may come with its own costs.
White House Directed Hiring of Conspiracy Theorist Over Pentagon Objections
The White House wants fired National Security Council aide Rich Higgins hired for a senior Defense position.
Terrorism After the Pandemic
Months of isolation and governments grappling with other crises could lead to a rise in attacks.
From India, Islamophobia Goes Global
Hindu nationalism has helped spread a distinct brand of anti-Islam around the world, and famously multicultural Canada may have a problem on its hands.
This Time, Russia Is in Afghanistan to Win
Putin is replicating his success in Syria in a new theater of conflict—and part of his plan is to hurt American interests once again.
The Pandemic Is the World’s Long Overdue Reality Check
Populists came to power peddling political fantasies—but the coronavirus has broken the fever.
What’s This Unit of Russian Spies That Keeps Getting Outed?
Unit 29155 of the GRU is behind plenty of Russia’s high-profile misadventures abroad—and now, apparently, the bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
In Afghanistan, the Dead Cast a Long Shadow
With Afghanistan again facing a political crisis, Mohammed Najibullah’s tarnished memory is being rehabilitated by some. But the crimes of the last Soviet-supported president, who was killed by the Taliban, are hardly forgotten.
Mozambique’s Insurgency Is a Regional Problem
Rising extremist violence in the country’s oil-rich north threatens stability in southern Africa—and requires a coordinated response.
China’s Own Documents Show Potentially Genocidal Sterilization Plans in Xinjiang
Ethnic minorities are being targeted by family planning departments as reproduction restrictions loosen on Han Chinese.
Erdogan Should Not Erase Turkey’s Christian Past
The Turkish president wants to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. Destroying its dual Orthodox-Islamic heritage would be a blow to religious pluralism and tolerance.
Trump’s Syria Policy Is Working
The Assad regime is cracking under the pressure of stalemate—just like the State Department planned.
The Two-State Solution Is Dead. What Comes Next Is Worse.
Annexation of the West Bank would cement a one-state reality on the ground, enshrining Israeli rights over Palestinians.
World Rebukes U.S. Over Iran
With Trump’s re-election prospects up in the air, a heated U.N. meeting on Iran shows world powers' fading fear of confronting the United States.
House Democrats Jockey for Foreign Affairs Committee Gavel
It’s another battle between centrists and progressives that could have big implications for U.S. foreign policy, especially on Israel.
The Chinese Communist Party Wants a Han Baby Boom That Isn’t Coming
China has swung toward natalist policies for the majority while forcibly sterilizing ethnic minorities.
Facing Trump, Putin, and Xi, London Needs Old Allies for New Ideas
A “C-3” of Canada, Australia, and the U.K. is the right group to stand up to authoritarian aggression.
Everyone Misunderstands the Reason for the U.S.-China Cold War
The left says it’s U.S. arrogance. The right says it’s Chinese malevolence. Both are wrong.
Tearing Down Statues Won’t Undo History
From the Berlin Wall to Confederate monuments, destroying a historic marker means destroying a learning opportunity.
Poland Needs Migrant Workers. The Pandemic Has Kept Them Away.
Despite the government’s anti-immigration rhetoric, many Polish businesses rely on workers from other parts of Eastern Europe.
The Imagined Threats of 5G Conspiracy Theorists Are Causing Real-World Harm
Attacks on cell phone towers are merely the latest evidence that virtual disinformation is leading to actual violence.
After India’s Skirmish With China, Is Pakistan Next?
Looking to reinvigorate support at home, Modi could pick a fight with his country’s traditional enemy.
China’s Online Warriors Want More Gates in the Firewall
Nationalists need to yell on a global stage for their careers’ sake.
Republicans Demand Trump Answer on Alleged Russian Bounties
If the leaked U.S. intelligence reporting is verified, Republicans in Congress say President Trump needs to take swift action to hold Russia accountable.
How Canadian Bureaucracy Botched a Critical Ebola Treatment
A Chinese Canadian researcher’s breakthrough could have saved thousands of lives.
Why a Trade War With China Is a Bad Idea for India
New Delhi risks responding to a deadly border skirmish by making its economy more insular. Few things would benefit Beijing more.
Attacks on the Press Track a Democratic Backslide
As press freedom declines globally, the United States must reckon with its own diminishment.
He Sends Up Balloons, and North Korea Wants Him Dead
Meet Park Sang-hak, the North Korean defector and activist who could spark another round of “fire and fury.”
Will Poland’s Presidential Race Deal a Blow to Nationalist Conservatives?
President Andrzej Duda is locked in a surprisingly close race with Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski. Their rivalry is the latest battle between the country’s poorer and more religious rural regions and its wealthier, socially liberal cities.
A Portrait of India on Fire
Megha Majumdar’s bestselling novel “A Burning” begins with a train in flames. But what really gets torched is the Indian Dream.
Bullied by Beijing, America’s Closest Allies Regret Saying ‘Yes’ to China
China was winning over the innermost circle of U.S. allies. Now it’s driving them away.
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Bias against individuals with disabilities is influencing lockdown easing, Kenya is heading for dictatorship, and the Trump administration is hurting Western unity in the Balkans.
How Putin and the KGB Took Control of Russia—and Duped the West
An important new book details the carefully calculated rise of a modern-day tsar.
Greece’s Forgotten Child Refugees
With support services limited by the coronavirus, refugee children are turning to black markets for survival.
Pentagon Selects New Industrial Policy Chief
The move comes after the last senior official overseeing the defense industry’s response to the coronavirus pandemic was fired.
Corruption Is a Job Qualification in Today’s Iran
Iran’s new speaker of parliament is widely known for being a crook—but a loyal one.
Kenya’s Road to Dictatorship Runs Through Nairobi County
The handover of municipal services to military officers makes clear how the president wants to wield power.
Why Israel’s Warming Gulf Ties Will Survive Annexation
Some Arab countries now value good relations with Israel over the Palestinian cause—and not just for strategic reasons.
China Ridicules U.S. Protests Out of Fear of Its Own People
The Chinese Communist Party crushes demonstrations—and with it shuts off change.
Israel’s Annexation of the West Bank Would be a Gift to Iran
Beleaguered by regional tensions, the COVID-19 pandemic, and economic woes, Tehran could use anti-Israel sentiment to restore its reputation.
Did John Bolton Transform U.S. Foreign Policy or Enable Trump’s Transgressions?
The controversial former national security advisor left his mark in Washington—especially on nuclear arms deals and Iran.
Why North Korea Needs Its Nukes
Washington speaks of deterrence when it comes to Pyongyang, but Kim would never strike unless attacked first.
Collapse of Kosovo Talks Amid Leader’s War Crimes Charges Are Rebuff for Trump
Serbia’s president consolidates his control as Belgrade edges toward autocracy.
The Galwan Killings Are the Nail in the Coffin for China and India’s Relationship
India was already uneasy with China. Now it’s furious.
Data Governance – Part 2
Part 2: FP Analytics examines evolving government data collection practices and how AI is making this collection more efficient and ubiquitous.
Russia Wants to Keep Mongolia in Its Place
A recent diplomatic spat reveals that Moscow still treats its democratic neighbor as a subservient satellite state.
Latin America’s Wave of Protests Was Historic—Then the Pandemic Arrived
The coronavirus and lockdowns have worsened the region’s economic divides—and set the stage for more political upheaval.
CIA Recruitment Has Joined the Social Media Age
A new video tries to make spying for the United States attractive for today’s youth—but cuts some corners along the way.
John Bolton Can Stomach Kim Jong Un’s North Korea, but Not Iran
The real revelation of the former national security advisor’s memoir is that he placed Israeli and Saudi interests ahead of America’s—by successfully undermining any U.S. diplomatic efforts with Iran.
How Europe Fell Out of Love With China
EU officials speak increasingly of Beijing as a rival, not a partner. But unlike Trump, they don’t yet want a divorce.
Foreign Worker Visas Are the Tech Industry’s Dirty Secret
Trump’s suspension of visas will only prolong the recession. Here’s how to reform them instead.
Politicians Are Writing Off Disabled Lives Amid the Pandemic
Ableism has pervaded the failed response to the coronavirus.
Trump Mulls Ending Heads-Up to Congress on U.S. Weapons Sales
Administration officials say they are tired of regular efforts by Capitol Hill to review arms exports to Saudi Arabia and other nations.
Ex-Soviet Bioweapons Labs Are Fighting COVID-19. Moscow Doesn’t Like It.
One of the greatest achievements of U.S. foreign policy has been targeted by a vicious disinformation campaign.
Deep in the Heart of Texas, a Chinese Wind Farm Raises Eyebrows
Members of Congress fear Beijing could use the facility for espionage and economic warfare. But the Trump administration is set to let it move forward.
Turkey’s Great New Hope Is the Same Old News
Ali Babacan promises he’s ready to take down Erdogan—but he might leave everything else in place.
Bolton Is the Villain of His Own Memoir
The former national security advisor wrote a book about an ignorant president—but refuses to learn anything himself.
Anatomy of a Kosovo Summit Catastrophe
The Trump administration is hosting Balkans leaders this week to culminate a peace process that’s gone wrong from the start.
If Americans Grappled Honestly With Their History, Would Any Monuments Be Left Standing?
The furor over police abuse of Black communities is raising new questions about the original sin of America’s Founding Fathers.
To Fix Policing in the United States, Follow Its Guidelines Abroad
The United States has spent decades training foreign nations to build community and capacity—it’s time to apply those lessons at home.
How to Aid Syria Without Aiding Assad
U.N. agencies have submitted themselves to government control and approval. Donors must demand higher humanitarian standards or send their money through other channels.
Forget the Book. Bolton’s Legacy Is a Nuclear Arms Race.
Why Bolton will be one of the most negative influences on U.S. security policy for decades to come.
The East Fails Iran
Tehran pinned its economic hopes on China, India, Japan, and South Korea. But those countries have largely left the country to ruin.
How to Watch for Freedom Disappearing in Hong Kong
The national security law is just the start of oppression.
The Pandemic and the Limits of Realism
The foundational international relations theory has been revealed to be far less realistic than it claims.
Japan Radically Increased Immigration—and No One Protested
To cope with demographic challenges and labor shortages, Japan’s right-wing government has boosted immigration. How did it avoid the political backlash plaguing the West?
Britain Must Step Up to the Global Stage to Protect Hong Kong
China’s disregard for international law under Xi presents a shared challenge.
India Is Paying the Price for Neglecting its Neighbors
Narendra Modi came to power promising to prioritize relations with countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. China is taking advantage of his failure to do so.
When Did Racism Become Solely a Domestic Issue?
International relations theorists once explored racism. What has the field lost by giving that up?
Trump Administration Unveils Security Council Resolution Extending Iran Arms Embargo
But the draft has little support among major powers at the U.N., reflecting Washington’s isolation on its Iran policy.
Sweden’s Coronavirus Failure Started Long Before the Pandemic
Many countries have criticized the Swedish government’s lax lockdown, but the deadly mistakes of defunding elder care and decentralizing public health oversight were made before anyone had heard of COVID-19.
Bolton’s Book Is a Terrifying Warning About What Trump Could Still Do
Geopolitical ignorance is no longer funny when it impacts U.S. national security.
Democrats Face Foreign-Policy Reckoning in New York Race
Powerful House committee leader Eliot Engel confronts a progressive challenge that has split the Democratic Party.
The Great Pause Was an Economic Revolution
Governments stopped the world in its tracks during the pandemic—and our relationship to the economy will never be the same again.
Calls for Police Reform Are Getting Louder—Here Is How to Do It
The United States’ chronic police brutality problem can be solved using evidence and data.
Silicon Valley Can’t Be Neutral in the U.S.-China Cold War
Firms like Zoom show that “one company, two systems” doesn’t work.
India Has Bungled Its Coronavirus Crisis
Hasty reopenings and inadequate health care are piling up casualties.
Germany Is Finally Ready to Spend
In the long run, the COVID-19 pandemic may change Europe’s economy for the better.
Top Trump Pentagon Nominee Walks Back Offensive Tweets
Anthony Tata says he retracts his 2018 tweets calling former President Barack Obama a “terrorist leader.”
In Honduras, a Journalist Explores an Activist’s Murder
A conversation with Nina Lakhani, author of “Who Killed Berta Cáceres? Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender’s Battle for the Planet”
Trump Wants to Label Antifa a Terrorist Organization. What About the KKK?
For more than a century, white supremacy groups have wreaked incalculable devastation against Black Americans.
Our Top Weekend Reads
Racism in international relations, the state of the German armed forces, and Hindu nationalism is creeping into Nepal.
Navy Upholds Ouster of Virus-Racked Carrier’s Captain
The fired commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt failed to “take charge” in responding to the coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship, the Navy found in an investigation.
For Brazil’s Poor, the Pandemic Is Far From Over
As coronavirus cases there exceed 1 million, the country’s poorest are struggling to access medical care.
Why Race Matters in International Relations
Western dominance and white privilege permeate the field. It’s time to change that.
China Could Be in Reach of Hawaii After Kiribati Elects Pro-Beijing President
The strategic significance of the vote could not have been higher.
The Real Reason the United States Lags on LGBTQ Rights
This week’s Supreme Court decision ends one legal battle, but reveals why the country’s record is so poor.
I’m a Black Reporter. Covering America Almost Broke Me.
Journalists pay a personal toll covering public tragedies.
The Legacy of American Racism at Home and Abroad
Domestic racism has long impacted U.S. foreign policy. It’s time to open up about it.
Malaysia’s Coronavirus Scapegoats
Undocumented migrants and refugees are caught in the crossfire of Malaysia’s coronavirus response and a xenophobic backlash.
How White Supremacy Weakens the United States
The Trump administration’s agenda on race undermines the country’s military, alliances, and security.
Religious Leaders Must Not Be Tempted to Jump on the Reopening Bandwagon
After months of lockdown, believers of all faiths are clamoring for houses of worship to fully open their doors to group prayer. Doing it too soon could be disastrous.
The Bloody China-India Border Fight Is a Lot Like the Last One
In 1967, a fierce clash over an unstable frontier killed hundreds.
Leading Pentagon Official Exits After White House Axes Nomination
Kathryn Wheelbarger’s departure marks the second high-level official to leave this week as the White House stocks the Pentagon with loyalists.
It’s Not Just Trump. The World Worries America Is Broken.
Protests against police brutality and systemic racism highlight what is seen as the United States’ accelerated decline.
America’s Politicized Military Is a Recipe for Disaster
Message to both sides: Keep the military (and retired generals) out of politics, including the election campaign.
Trump’s Anti-Immigration Crusade Is About to Strike at the Heart of the U.S. Economy
Foreign talent has been the secret sauce of America’s innovation economy. The door is about to shut.
Anguished by America’s Decline, More Foreign-Policy Wonks Run for Office
More national security experts are running for Congress in 2020 than in most past elections.
Pentagon Not Ready for Space Fight, Experts Say
The Defense Department hasn’t done enough to secure satellites and prepare for greater militarization of space, experts say, as it rolls out a new strategy for the domain.
The Myth of America’s Green Growth
A celebrated new book shows U.S. capitalism doesn’t need to damage the planet. One problem: Its data is flawed.
China’s Post-Coronavirus Aggression Is Reshaping Asia
Multilateral responses are likely as Beijing picks fights.
Green Energy’s Dirty Side Effects
The global transition to renewables could lead to human rights abuses and risks exacerbating inequalities between the West and the developing world.
The Free World’s Leader Isn’t Free Anymore
As the quality of U.S. democracy erodes, the reasons are dwindling for anyone to look to it for guidance.
The Sorry State of Germany’s Armed Forces
Trump’s calls to withdraw U.S. troops from the country are impulsive, but Germany isn’t blameless.
Foreign ISIS Children Deserve a Home
Western governments have shirked their responsibilities for far too long.
Beyond Ukraine Scandal, Bolton Says Trump Sought China’s Help for Reelection
The incident that led to the president’s impeachment was only part of a larger pattern, former national security advisor writes.
America’s Security Needs a Cooperative Rebuilding of Rare-Earth Supply Chains
China’s dominance in a critical field has created a huge vulnerability.
In Pandemic Policy Response, the Left Has a Leg Up
Leftists in Britain and the United States say their ideas aren’t just relevant, but crucial to addressing the coronavirus-caused economic disruption.
Sanctions Against Syria Will Help, Not Harm, Civilians
The Caesar Act is an overdue effort to starve the Assad regime of the resources that fuel its atrocities.
Trump’s Chilling Blow to the ICC
With International Criminal Court sanctions, the U.S. president’s hypocrisy hits a new low.
As the World Marches for American Victims, Police Brutality in Africa Goes Unnoticed
A spate of killings in Nigeria under lockdown has produced little but hashtag activism.
It’s Not Techno-Angst That’s Driving East Asia to Abandon Nuclear Power
In the East Asian democracies, nuclear energy is tied to an increasingly unpopular political and economic model.
South Korea Shouldn’t Endorse North Korea’s Explosive Bullying
Seoul is acting as Kim Jong Un’s enforcer in banning private groups from leafleting North Korea.
Revolutions Happen. This Might Be Ours.
Sometimes political orders break apart. But beware the dangers of what comes next.
Black Lives Matter in Indonesia, Too
American protests are inspiring Indonesians to tackle racism against Papuans.
Why Are India and China Fighting?
Nuclear powers New Delhi and Beijing engage in a skirmish marking the first combat deaths along their border in more than four decades.
India Has Handed China a Way to Interfere in Kashmir
The revocation of Article 370 unwittingly gave Beijing a new weapon.
India’s Islamophobia Creeps Into Nepal
Nationalist media and pandemic fears have caused hatred to go viral.
Why the U.S. Can’t Get Israel to Break Up With China
For most Israelis, the deals are enticing and the threat seems remote.
Iraq’s New Prime Minister Needs to Take Control of His Security Forces
Mustafa al-Kadhimi has already implemented positive changes, but he’ll need to rein in the country’s vast array of militias to bring lasting stability to the country.
China’s Health Silk Road Is a Dead-End Street
The pandemic has given China a chance to assert global leadership.
Europe Must Stand Up to China Before It’s Too Late
The EU must defend its values rather than caving to economic pressure from Beijing.
It Can’t Happen in Sweden—Even When It Does
A disastrous pandemic and the botched Olof Palme investigation have one thing in common: Swedes’ belief that they’re special.
The War Has Arrived Inside the Assad Family
Syria’s dictator crushed an uprising—but the ground may be crumbling beneath his feet.
The Pandemic Has Given Armies in Southeast Asia a Boost
In Indonesia and the Philippines, military leaders are managing the coronavirus response—with lasting political repercussions.
Veterans Fear Trump Will Use Military as Election Gambit
Trump resuming campaign rallies has veterans nervous that U.S. troops could find themselves in the political crossfire.
Family of American Jailed in Russia Vows to Keep Fighting
Long sentence for alleged espionage is a “gut punch” but opens door to negotiations.
Defund the Police, Then Defund the Military
Democrats used to have a clearer agenda for cracking down on an out-of-control military. It’s time to bring that back.
Will Burundi’s New President Seize the Moment?
The sudden death of the outgoing president, the coronavirus pandemic, and an ailing economy mean that wide-ranging reforms are needed more than ever.
To Save Its Democracy, the United States Needs a Dose of Its Own Medicine
Americans have long worked abroad to promote democratic practices and institutions. Now, more than ever, those lessons must be applied at home.
How Muscle Works in Moscow
Understanding “krysha,” the word that explains why Russian life is all about having the right kind of protection.
The Future of Travel After the Coronavirus Pandemic
Travel and tourism will be changed forever. We asked seven leading thinkers for their predictions.
Senate Demands Answers on Afghanistan Pullout
Lawmakers want answers from the nation’s top spy about the impact of a hasty U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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The coronavirus brings additional health concerns, Israeli democracy is threatened by the West Bank annexation, and protests in Europe bring issues of racism to the fore.
America’s Disdain for Black Lives Extends to Africa
Increased militarization on the continent under Trump is part of a long history of institutionalized racism in U.S. foreign policy.
North Korea Needs to Extort Democracies to Survive
As it cuts off communications, Pyongyang falls back on an old playbook.
In Cambodia, a Spiritual Army Battles an Earthly Pandemic
With little faith in the government’s coronavirus response, many rural Cambodians are turning to the divine.
Europe Needs to Talk About Race Too
As black Americans’ protests start a national reckoning, European minorities go unheard.
Malaria May Still Be 2020’s Biggest Killer
The coronavirus has shut down large-scale treatment and prevention programs around the globe, which could send malaria deaths skyrocketing this year.
Trump Rushes to Kill Off Iran Nuclear Deal Before Election
Washington is seeking to extend a U.N. arms embargo that would eliminate any hope of revival.