State Department Struggling on Diversity, New Report Finds
The most comprehensive study to date shows that State has in some ways become less diverse than it was in 2002.
Get Ready for Closed Borders and Crashing Markets
Markets took a new tumble on Monday as WHO indicated a global pandemic may be on the way. If coronavirus becomes 2020’s biggest story, what should the world prepare for?
The West Is About to Fail the Coronavirus Test
China made huge mistakes managing the outbreak. The rest of the world may not do any better.
Emmanuel Macron’s War on Islamism Is Europe’s Future
The French president’s recent speech is a sign that moderate leaders are waking up to the threat posed by political Islam.
What Trump Really Doesn’t Get About Trade
The U.S. president has disrupted the global economy for three years based on misguided notions about trade deficits. Now it’s Europe’s turn.
Beyond Deutsche: U.S. Banks Also Implicated in Dubious Partnerships Abroad
Investigators say big banks in the United States and elsewhere too often fail to do due diligence on investors.
Foreign Interference Starts at Home
The West is obsessing about how its democracies are under attack—except when it comes to all the self-inflicted damage.
How Do You Keep China’s Economy Running with 750 Million in Quarantine?
The “demon virus” threat has rattled the confidence of many Chinese in the regime’s ability to protect people’s lives and jobs.
The Other Brexit
CNN correspondent Max Foster on how Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, split from Britain's royal family.
5G Explained – Part Two
In this second of three parts, FP Analytics explores 5G's development and its global commercial and geopolitical implications.
In West Africa, U.S. Military Struggles for Scarce Resources as Terrorism Threat Grows
Tensions with Iran almost scuttled a major international training exercise in the Sahel.
Virus Travel Bans Are Inevitable But Ineffective
Experts can't stop restrictions, but they can mitigate them.
North Korea Isn’t Ready for Coronavirus Devastation
The country has sealed its borders — but an outbreak would be a chance for the United States to do good.
Our Top Weekend Reads
China’s response to the coronavirus, the EU pushing refugees into Rwanda, and fears of another civil war in Afghanistan.
The Death of Truth to Power
Intelligence services do their job by staying out of politics. Donald Trump’s new intelligence chief could end all that.
Hun Sen Is More Worried About Beijing Than the Coronavirus
Cambodia’s autocrat is putting his own people at risk to court his Chinese backers.
Richard Grenell: Pundit, Envoy, Spokesman. Spy?
His ascension to the highest intelligence post in the United States heightens fears that the Trump administration is politicizing intelligence.
Why Afghanistan Is America’s Greatest Strategic Disaster
Pompeo's plan to make peace with the resurgent Taliban is a sad reminder of all that went wrong in Afghanistan—and how it could have been otherwise.
Putin Fires His Puppet Master
Vladislav Surkov, who stage-managed Russia’s involvement in Ukraine, is replaced.