In the rich, lazy, and happy 1990s, Americans imagined a world that could be just like them.
It’s unclear why the Trump administration waited until its final months to shake up the influential group of outside experts advising top Pentagon leaders.
All the new hires and plans in one place. Click to read FP’s coverage on a fraught transfer of power.
But it’s unlikely the next U.S. administration will be able to fully embrace the International Criminal Court as the shadow of American prosecutions still lingers.
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.
The next U.S. administration will feature the most cohesive group of foreign-policy hands in at least a generation.
Environmental crisis has become caught up in petty struggles.
The Argentine legend is remembered both for his on-field prowess and his off-field political activism, especially in Latin America.
Political-style vetting is now being applied to special government employees and other hard-to-find outside experts.
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.
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.
Female and LGBTQ soldiers may face more danger from their colleagues than their enemies. Here’s what the president-elect can do.
New Delhi chose protectionism over the RCEP. History suggests it made the wrong call.
It’s not the accuracy of the polls that matters, it’s their ubiquity.
India, Japan, Australia, and the United States have a good model if they want to keep the peace without threatening China.
Every four years, Washington’s ideas industry indulges in its favorite ritual: trying—and mostly failing—to influence the next U.S. president.
The United States’ stalled presidential transition may seem like a farce—but it’s still the biggest constitutional crisis since the Civil War.
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.
October brought the U.S. president’s coronavirus diagnosis and continued fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan—plus the shooting of peaceful protesters in Nigeria, a busy election season on both sides of the world, and massive flooding in Vietnam.
At least 2,500 Mexicans in the United States, many of them essential workers, have died from COVID-19. Back home in Mexico, their grieving families are left without support.