The Doomed Voyage of Pepsi’s Soviet Navy
A three-decade dream of communist markets ended in the scrapyard.
Modi’s Growing Crackdown on Bollywood
India’s film industry is under growing pressure to bend its knee to Hindu nationalists.
Ethiopia’s Breakup Doesn’t Have to Be Violent
A confederation of states must choose whether to follow the bloody path of the former Yugoslavia or the prosperous model of the European Union.
Will Honduras’s Election Lead to Mass Migration?
Repressive rule, and the utter despair that follows, has already had a significant impact on people fleeing to the United States.
5 Games That Explain The World
From the Islamic Revolution in Tehran to fuzzy animals playing counterinsurgents, these board and video games are inspired by foreign relations.
How the Belarus Crisis Boosted Poland’s Ruling Party
By focusing on an external enemy, the Law and Justice Party is trying to transform its image in Brussels and beyond.
In Nigeria, Yam Prices Soar, and Culture Suffers
Yams mean wealth, power, and the holidays—if you can afford them.
A Squabble About History Almost Killed Xi Jinping’s Father
Fights about the party’s past are serious business in Beijing.
U.S. Envoy Warns Ethiopia Conflict Could Spiral Amid Military Escalation
The State Department repeats calls for U.S. citizens to leave the country as soon as possible.
Honduras’s Pivotal Election
The country’s opposition finally has a shot at ousting the party that has ruled since a 2009 coup—if voting isn’t rigged.
Biden Aims to Quash Nord Stream 2 Sanctions in Defense Bill
The move comes amid a European energy crunch and Russian troops massing on the border with Ukraine.
Foreign Policy Playlist: A Judoka Breaks Barriers
Each week, host Ibtihaj Muhammad tells heroing stories of courage and conviction, both on and off the court.
Climate Migrants: Destination Duluth
How one woman and her family made the difficult decision to move.
Nature Is Becoming a Person
How to make sense of the new global trend that grants legal rights to animals, plants, and rivers.
Are Germany’s Capitalists Cool Now?
The pro-business Free Democratic Party is about to wield power in Berlin, thanks to the country’s youngest voters—but doesn’t yet know what it wants.
Why Can’t Africa Get More Vaccines?
Blinken pledges “Africa is the future,” but vaccine apartheid persists.