List of FP Live articles
What to Expect From COP-28
For a preview of COP28, watch FP’s Ravi Agrawal in conversation with Vijay Vaitheeswaran, a longtime COP attendee and the Economist’s global energy and climate innovation editor.
Rashid Khalidi on the Israel-Hamas War
Historian Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University’s Edward Said professor of modern Arab studies, will join FP’s Ravi Agrawal to discuss potential solutions to the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Takeaways from Biden’s Meeting With Xi
Watch FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a post-APEC debrief with experts Evan Medeiros, a former China policy advisor to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Cindy Yu, an assistant editor at the Spectator and the host of its Chinese Whispers podcast, and James Palmer, the author of FP’s China Brief newsletter.
Israel-Hamas War: The Regional Ripple Effects
Will a broader regional war break out? FP's Ravi Agrawal spoke with two experts on the Middle East: Steven Cook, a columnist at FP, and Kim Ghattas, a Beirut-based journalist.
Ehud Barak on the Israel-Hamas War
The former Israeli prime minister on how to navigate one of the biggest crises in Israel’s 75-year history.
Israel’s War on Hamas—What to Expect Next
Aaron David Miller, who worked closely with six Republican and Democratic secretaries of state on Washington’s Middle East policy, analyzes Hamas’s deadly attack and Israel’s response.
What China’s Economic Slowdown Means for the World
How is Beijing navigating the country’s economic slowdown? How will China’s struggles impact the global economy? For answers, watch FP’s Ravi Agrawal in discussion with three experts: Economist Adam Posen; the Wall Street Journal’s chief China correspondent, Lingling Wei; and James Palmer, author of FP’s weekly China Brief newsletter.
David Petraeus on a World at War
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to “destroy” Hamas, the militant group that launched the deadliest attack on Israel in the country’s history. But how exactly does Israel’s military plan to root out a group that is scattered among 2.3 million people in Gaza and that holds an estimated 200 Israeli hostages? FP's Ravi Agrawal spoke with David Petraeus about Israel’s war in Gaza.
How a Dysfunctional Congress Is Impacting U.S. Foreign Policy
Andy Kim says "we're just not able to function now." Kim, a Democrat who represents New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, is also a member of the high-profile House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party. Join Kim in discussion with Ravi Agrawal. This FP Live interview will also serve as a taping for Global Reboot, a seasonal FP podcast that explores solutions to big international problems.
The White House’s U.N. Agenda
As world leaders arrive in New York City for high-level meetings at the United Nations General Assembly, what are the White House’s main priorities? Linda Thomas-Greenfield is the Biden administration’s ambassador to the United Nations. She joined FP’s Ravi Agrawal to discuss the war in Sudan, the global food crisis, international cooperation in Ukraine, and the world’s progress in meeting the U.N.’s sustainable development goals.
Samantha Power on Development Diplomacy
Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal sat down with USAID administrator Samantha Power for a wide-ranging interview. The two discussed USAID's priorities for UNGA, Russia's war in Ukraine, and how the Biden administration views the United Nations.
Inside Taiwan’s Foreign Policy
FP’s Ravi Agrawal spoke with Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu. The two discussed U.S. relations with Taiwan, tensions in the Taiwan Strait, semiconductors, and much else.
Heather Cox Richardson on American Democracy
Historian Heather Cox Richardson has long grappled with questions of how democracy has weakened in the United States and how its citizenry can try to take back control. That topic is the focus of her new book, Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America. Richardson joined FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a wide-ranging discussion.
The World’s Most Important Alliances
How are alliances shaping geopolitics? Is the West correct in prioritizing like-minded clubs over reforming the postwar multilateral institutions it helped create? Watch Princeton University scholar G. John Ikenberry, a contributor to FP’s Fall issue, in discussion with FP’s Ravi Agrawal. Ikenberry authored the issue’s lead essay on the growing significance of the G-7.