From the White House to Turtle Bay, sanctions have never been more popular. But why are they so hard to make work?
Relations between the world’s two largest economic powers are at historic lows.
From the AUKUS fracas to China’s bullying tactics in Europe, here are some of the top diplomatic spats from the past year that could haunt us in the next.
China’s government wants the country to have one story, and Xi Jinping is at the center of it.
Time to avoid climate change’s worse impacts is running out. What did 2021 change?
Biden pledged to restore the United States’ alliances. It’s been a bigger headache than he anticipated.
After more than a year of fighting, is peace on the horizon—or does wider war loom?
Athletes rebuked competitive norms as COVID-19 became the most normal part of the Tokyo Games.
From a semi-fictionalized account of the Netanyahus to a meditation on ancient Rome’s stabbiness, here are the best book and film reviews Foreign Policy published this year.
Germany said goodbye to a generational leader—and hello to an entirely new era.
A stunning military coup in early 2021 kicked off a year of unprecedented change.
India’s farmers’ protests and COVID-19 catastrophe may have slowed the prime minister’s rise.