A Russia-Ukraine War Could Ripple Across Africa and Asia
Beware of food price spikes and revolutions if Ukrainian grain deliveries are disrupted.
Former Afghan Advisor: Biden’s Withdrawal Was the ‘Tipping Point’ for Afghanistan
Hamdullah Mohib, former Afghan national security advisor, spoke about what went wrong, who’s to blame, and what lies in store for his country.
Berlusconi Rises From the Ashes
The former Italian prime minister has been reinvented as an unlikely moderating force.
Half Measures Are Worse Than Nothing in Ukraine
Weak commitments may make the crisis spiral further.
What a ‘Minor’ Russian Incursion Into Ukraine May Look Like
Don’t expect Russian ground forces to try to hold territory.
What in the World?
This week in FP’s international news quiz: Ukraine remains under threat, Barbados holds elections, and North Korea opens its border a crack.
The United States’ Nuclear Security Infrastructure Is Dangerously Old
Modernizing vital technologies will help ensure a reliable deterrent.
A “New Cold War” to Decide the Future of Europe—and the World
Trump’s ambassador to the OSCE says a Russian invasion of Ukraine is an attack on “all of America’s allies.”
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Inside the Davos Bubble
Omicron has relegated the conference to online-only status, but it’s still the world’s most closely watched gathering of the rich and powerful.
Why Is Taiwan Bankrolling a U.S. Lobbyist for Guatemala?
Taipei’s checkbook diplomacy is poised for a showdown with Washington’s anti-corruption agenda.
The West’s Weapons Won’t Make Any Difference to Ukraine
U.S. military equipment wouldn’t realistically help Ukrainians—or intimidate Putin.
How to Prevent Afghan Aid Money From Reaching Terrorists
Humanitarian aid must be linked to an effective independent monitoring system.
Macron Hitches His Reelection to Europe
The French president rattled Washington—and his domestic political rivals—with a full-throated defense of Europe’s centrality.
Why Gains for U.S. Workers Are Good for the World
The rising power of labor will have ripple effects far from U.S. shores.
What Do You Want To Know About The Ukraine Crisis?
A space for subscribers to submit questions to our team of reporters and experts.
‘They’re So Destructive’: Russian Missiles Could Dominate Ukraine’s Skies
The United States enjoyed decades of air dominance. Not anymore.