Stephen Walt on How 2022 Changed the World
And why the Biden administration gets a B-minus for foreign policy.
Years from now, how will historians remember 2022? One obvious answer could be that it was dominated by Russia’s war in Ukraine—a battle with immense global ramifications for energy, food, nuclear proliferation, sovereignty, and democracy. FP columnist Stephen Walt, the magazine’s resident realist scholar, has long made the point that while the war itself is incredibly important, the issues of climate change, technology, and China’s strength are more likely to determine the course of geopolitics in the decades to come.
Ravi Agrawal is the editor in chief of Foreign Policy. Twitter: @RaviReports
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