When America Invaded China
The Boxer Rebellion still shapes Beijing’s attitude toward the United States.
The Climate Conversation No One Wants
It’s time to talk about managing the world’s likely overshoot beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Macron’s Vulgarity Is a Big Deal
What the French president’s choice of swear word reveals about his style of governance.
Climate Change Demands More Air Conditioning
An often-disparaged technology is a lifesaver, not a luxury.
France’s Iron Lady
Can Valérie Pécresse reunite the right and defeat French President Emmanuel Macron?
America Doesn’t Control the Forever Wars
The slow fall of the nation state’s monopoly on violence will shape future conflicts.
Nathan Law’s Lesson for Democracies
The exiled Hong Kong activist makes a case for fighting global authoritarianism in a new book.
Novak Djokovic’s Visa Cancellation Is About Politics, Not Health
The Australian government attempts to hide its COVID-19 mismanagement.
Russian Propagandists Zero In on Kazakh Crisis
Intense interest by diplomats and state media underscores the significance of Russia’s intervention.
What in the World?
This week in FP’s international news quiz: U.S.-Russia talks, a prime minister in hot water, and fresh sanctions in West Africa.
Want to Derail the Energy Transition? Take Fossil Fuels Out of the Mix.
Policies that attack supply to reduce demand will create substantial collateral damage.
Mario Draghi Doesn’t Have ‘Whatever It Takes’ Anymore
Whether as Italy’s prime minister or its president, he may not have the solution to Italy’s problems.
Russia Planning Provocation in Ukraine as Pretext for War
Warnings from U.S. officials come amid a cyberattack on Ukrainian government websites.
Russia Is Worried About Challenges in the Caucasus
The Nagorno-Karabakh war’s aftermath is still impacting Moscow’s plans.
Venezuela’s Opposition Wins on Hugo Chávez’s Home Turf
What the sweeping electoral victory means for the future.
Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraine
There’s lots of history at the Security Council, but few changes.
Showdown at the Nord Stream Corral
U.S. Senate strikes down sanctions bill on a Russian pipeline project that became a political lightning rod in Washington.