The Best International Relations Schools in the World
The latest ranking of the top 50 IR programs for undergraduates, master's, and Ph.D.s.
America’s IR Schools Are Broken
There’s a lot of innovation on the surface, but the rot runs deep. Here’s how to fix it.
It’s Never Been a Better Time to Study IR
Donald Trump has changed the world — and some people will understand it better than others.
Security Brief: U.S. Officials Reassure Allies in Munich; Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Trump administration officials spent the weekend in Munich telling their European counterparts to please ignore President Donald Trump’s tweets and to focus on their more sober-minded statements.
Tillerson Can’t Fix What Ails U.S. Ties With Turkey
The Trump administration’s not-so-charm offensive may have steered U.S.-Turkey relations away from the brink of collapse. That’s no cause for a victory lap just yet.
This Is What $1.25 Million Dollars a Month Bought the Russians
A birthday card! An all-American trip! Tweets! Stolen American identities!
The Mysterious Origins of a DHS Report Calling for Sunni Muslim Surveillance
FP published a draft government report calling for the screening of Sunni Muslims. How do such reports come to be?
Give ‘Maximum Pressure’ a Chance
Too much engagement with North Korea could derail the White House’s promising approach.
Bibi Is Burning Down the House
Faced with legal threats, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t hesitate to sow doubt, chaos, and confusion in order to remain in power.
The Post-Islamic State Marshall Plan That Never Was
The $30 billion pledged toward reconstruction in Iraq was more than some expected, but still short of the total needed to rebuild the country.
The Military’s ‘Readiness’ Scam Worked Again
The Pentagon always complains for more money – and politicians always eventually give in.
All Eyes on North Korea
Intelligence agencies are surging resources to focus on the Korean Peninsula.
Will Pope Francis Surrender to China?
In capitulating on the issue of bishop appointments, the Vatican would lose a 1,000-year struggle.
The Trojan Horse of Russian Gas
Energy resources aren’t just a commodity – they’re a vehicle for Russia’s political ambitions.
Pope Francis Is Playacting Realpolitik
The Vatican’s diplomacy with China, and other authoritarian governments, is based on a century-old fantasy of its worldly power.
The United States and Turkey Should Fix Their Relationship — Before It’s Too Late
McMaster, Mattis, and Tillerson are having tough conversations with Turkish counterparts.
Chinese Government Gave Money to Georgetown Chinese Student Group
Growing party influence on campuses nationwide has cast a pall over academic freedom.
Zuma Has Fallen
South Africa's president weathered scandal after scandal while driving his country’s economy and reputation into the ground. His luck has finally run out.