He Didn’t Know the Klan Handshake. It Almost Cost Him His Life.
On our podcast: Journalist Vegas Tenold describes the six years he spent with white supremacists.
Ordinary Iranians Will Suffer, but Regime Insiders Will Profit
On our podcast: Journalist Jason Rezaian recalls life in Iran under sanctions.
The Ghost of Smoot-Hawley
On the podcast: The United States’ last big trade war was in 1930. It did not end well.
‘It Could Have Led to a Nuclear War in the Middle East’
On the podcast: When Israeli extremists plotted to blow up the Dome of the Rock.
The Woman Who Defied Iran
On the podcast: Masih Alinejad took off her headscarf and started a movement.
When Ronnie Met Mikhail
On our podcast: As Trump sits down with Putin, we look back at a summit in Reykjavik that helped end the Cold War.
Peru’s National Identity Was Bound Up With Conflict and Corruption for Decades — Then It Qualified for the World Cup.
On our podcast, how a country scores two goals in the soccer tournament and finds redemption.
They Took the Children for a Bath and Never Brought Them Back
On our podcast: An immigration lawyer tells harrowing stories of asylum-seekers at the southern U.S. border.
He Feared the CIA Would Delete a Document Detailing Its Torture Program. So He Took It.
On our podcast: A Senate investigator who exposed the agency’s torture secrets tells his story.
Stalin Falsified the Data, Then Killed the Statisticians
How the Soviet Union facilitated the famine of the 1930s that killed millions of Ukrainians, then buried the evidence.
This American Visited North Korea’s Most Sensitive Nuke Sites. What He Saw Blew His Mind.
North Koreans wanted the renowned scientist Siegfried Hecker to know they could hide their bomb material and the United States would never find it.
Rohingyas Were Shot, Hacked With Machetes, and Then They Made for the Border
Relief worker Pavlos Kolovos watched as one of the world’s worst refugee crises unfolded in real time.
Why Was a Private Israeli Intel Firm Digging Up Dirt on This Former Obama Administration Official?
Colin Kahl was targeted by Black Cube, the same company Harvey Weinstein hired to discredit his accusers.
How to Haggle With a Dictator
Bill Richardson has made eight missions to North Korea to negotiate the release of American captives. He sat down with Foreign Policy to explain how it’s done.
The Untold Story of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995
The weekly podcast: How a U.S. presidential candidate found common cause with Israelis opposed to the peace process to pass a law that could now doom it.
The Road Ahead With North Korea
The weekly podcast: What a potential summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could look like.
Reporter’s Notebook: Brazil’s Forgotten Children and Russia’s #MeToo Problem
FP’s April magazine: “The End of Human Rights” tackled issues from the Amazon to Vladivostok. On today’s E.R. episode, we talk to two contributors.
What Comes Next in Syria?
With President Trump’s strikes on Assad’s regime, the Syrian civil war is at the forefront of the global political stage. But what happens when the strikes are over?
Reporter’s Notebook: Germany’s Family Reunification Problem
FP contributor Vauhini Vara appears on The E.R. to discuss her story “Germany’s Family Feud.”
How Far Will China Go?
From buying influence at American universities to forcing Chinese nationals to return home, Beijing is expanding its political operations abroad.