Skip to main content

Exclusive

Ukrainian soldiers check their weapons at a position on the front line in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region on Oct. 24, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Ukrainian soldiers check their weapons at a position on the front line in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region on Oct. 24, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine Says It Needs More Guns, Shells, and Firepower

“We are requesting new rounds all the time that have longer range and more explosiveness,” said one Ukrainian military official.

Demonstrators with Tigray flags and posters march on the National Mall.
Demonstrators with Tigray flags and posters march on the National Mall.

Team Biden Balks on Africa Sanctions

As U.S. President Joe Biden ramps up sanctions on Russia, suspected war criminals in Africa escape unscathed.

A general view shows a United Nations Security Council meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on September 30, 2022.
A general view shows a United Nations Security Council meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on September 30, 2022.
A member of the Zimbabwe Republic Police is seen in front of an electoral poster of President Emmerson Mnangagwa
A member of the Zimbabwe Republic Police is seen in front of an electoral poster of President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Cafe Meeting Turns Into Tense Car Chase for U.S. Senate Aides in Zimbabwe

Leading lawmaker calls on Biden to address Zimbabwe’s “dire” authoritarian turn after the incident.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (left) speaks with Sen. Chris Coons
Sen. Lindsey Graham (left) speaks with Sen. Chris Coons

U.S. Foreign Aid Pilot Program Sparks Fight With Congress

A “game-changing” bill hits an impasse over programs in Haiti and Libya.

A signboard for TotalEnergies EP Myanmar is seen past a shuttered gate in Yangon on Jan. 22, after energy giants TotalEnergies and Chevron said they would leave Myanmar following pressure from human rights groups to cut financial ties with the junta since last year's military coup.
A signboard for TotalEnergies EP Myanmar is seen past a shuttered gate in Yangon on Jan. 22, after energy giants TotalEnergies and Chevron said they would leave Myanmar following pressure from human rights groups to cut financial ties with the junta since last year's military coup.

U.S. Eyes New Energy Sanctions on Myanmar After Execution of Activists

Oil and gas are a critical economic lifeline for Myanmar’s military junta.

U.S. State Department
U.S. State Department

State Department to Appoint New Envoy for Global Racial Justice

The appointment comes as the department grapples with correcting its own spotted record on diversity and inclusion.

David Satterfield speaks in Iraq.
David Satterfield speaks in Iraq.

U.S. Envoy for East Africa to Call It Quits

David Satterfield is expected to leave his post after just a few months on the job, leaving a big vacuum at a bad time.

A Chinese flag flies behind razor wire
A Chinese flag flies behind razor wire

Congress Splits Over How to Address LGBT Rights in China

A landmark report on human rights in China was delayed six months over a behind-the-scenes impasse on LGBTQ rights.

A woman pushes a baby carriage past the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv
A woman pushes a baby carriage past the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv

U.S. Envoy Offers Limited Lifelines to Local Ukraine Embassy Staff

State Department tells local employees it left behind that the U.S. will continue paying them for “as long as possible.”

World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley at the U.N. Office in Geneva.
World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley at the U.N. Office in Geneva.

WFP Women Fault Food Agency’s Boys’ Club

Hundreds of employees at the World Food Program protest the dominant role of men in responding to world’s humanitarian emergencies.

World Food Program Chief David Beasley
World Food Program Chief David Beasley

U.N. to Keep Beasley at WFP as Food Crises Roil the World

The head of the United Nations’ top food agency will get a job extension now that Russia’s invasion has put food security at risk for millions.

Ukrainian soldiers stand guard on a road north of Kyiv.
Ukrainian soldiers stand guard on a road north of Kyiv.

Ukrainian Staff at U.S. Embassy, Left Behind, Say U.S. Is Backtracking on Promises of Support

“It looks as if some officials have already given up on Ukraine,” local staff told the State Department.

Ukrainian servicemen receive a U.S. shipment of anti-tank Javelin missiles.
Ukrainian servicemen receive a U.S. shipment of anti-tank Javelin missiles.

U.S. Commission Urges Biden to Designate Ukraine, Georgia as Major Non-NATO Allies

The move would facilitate military and economic support for Kyiv as it battles a brutal Russian offensive.

Vice President Kamala Harris (left), President Joe Biden (center) and US Secretary of State Tony Blinken (right) participate in a virtual bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.
Vice President Kamala Harris (left), President Joe Biden (center) and US Secretary of State Tony Blinken (right) participate in a virtual bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.

Biden Eyes Adding Top Foreign-Policy Strategist

Thomas Wright of Brookings has made a career studying the international order. Now he might get to fix it.

Load 10 More Articles
Loading graphics

Welcome to a world of insight.

Explore the benefits of your FP subscription.

Stay updated on the topics you care about with email alerts. Sign up below.

Choose a few newsletters that interest you.

Here are some we think you might like.

  • Morning Brief thumbnail
  • Africa Brief thumbnail
  • Latin America Brief thumbnail
  • China Brief thumbnail
  • South Asia Brief thumbnail
  • Situation Report thumbnail

Keep up with the world without stopping yours.

Download the FP mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.

Download on the App Store
  • Read the magazine
  • Save articles (and read offline)
  • Customize your feed
  • Listen to FP podcasts
Download on the Apple App Store
Download on the Google Play Store

Analyze the world’s biggest events.

Join in-depth conversations and interact with foreign-policy experts with

Reporters-notebook-FPLive-site-3-2
Reporters-notebook-FPLive-site-3-2

Reporters’ Notebook — Winter and the War

✓  

Registered

  |   Ask a Question Ask a Question   |   Add to Calendar
  1. Only FP subscribers can submit questions for FP Live interviews.

    ALREADY AN FP SUBSCRIBER?

  2. Only FP subscribers can submit questions for FP Live interviews.

    ALREADY AN FP SUBSCRIBER?

As Russia’s war in Ukraine continues into 2023, the weather will have an important impact. Ukrainians, of course, are more vulnerable than usual to power outages and energy shocks. But Rus...Show more

Ram-Guha-Modi-India-FPLive-site-3-2
Ram-Guha-Modi-India-FPLive-site-3-2

Ramachandra Guha on Modi’s India

✓  

Registered

  |   Ask a Question Ask a Question   |   Add to Calendar
  1. Only FP subscribers can submit questions for FP Live interviews.

    ALREADY AN FP SUBSCRIBER?

  2. Only FP subscribers can submit questions for FP Live interviews.

    ALREADY AN FP SUBSCRIBER?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely the most popular elected leader in the world. No other politician has won so many votes in history. Few other incumbent leaders around the world...Show more

China—yearinreview-FPLive-site-3-2
China—yearinreview-FPLive-site-3-2

What to Expect From China in 2023

✓  

Registered

  |   Ask a Question Ask a Question   |   Add to Calendar
  1. Only FP subscribers can submit questions for FP Live interviews.

    ALREADY AN FP SUBSCRIBER?

  2. Only FP subscribers can submit questions for FP Live interviews.

    ALREADY AN FP SUBSCRIBER?

...Show more

See what’s trending.

Most popular articles on FP right now.