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A Yemeni child with acute malnutrition.

Doctors on the Front Lines of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis 

Director Skye Fitzgerald’s Oscar-nominated documentary “Hunger Ward” chronicles Yemeni health care workers as they wrestle with famine and violence.

Microsoft signage is seen in New York on March 13, 2020.

A ‘Crazy Huge’ Hack

Who was behind the largest-ever cyberattack on the United States—and how can the next one be prevented?

Saudi Foreign Minister Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomes U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at Riyadh Air Base in Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 27, 2011.

Can Biden Really Shrug Off the Saudis?

David Rundell, a seasoned Saudi hand, talks to Foreign Policy about what’s really at stake with the Biden administration’s reassessment of a decades-old relationship.

Mufaddal Hamaddeh (center) works with a Syrian American Medical Society neonatal intensive care nurse and medical field officer at Ibn Sina Hospital in Idlib, Syria, on Feb. 9.

‘Crimes Against Humanity Were Committed Every Day in Syria’

A Syrian American doctor describes the devastation in Idlib, Syria.

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya delivers a speech as she receives the Sakharov Prize for human rights during the award ceremony at European Parliament in Brussels on Dec. 16, 2020.

‘Please Don’t Disappoint the Belarusian People’

As Belarus’s embattled president continues a brutal crackdown, challenger Svetlana Tikhanovskaya tries to keep the flames of democracy alive.

The Sydney Morning Herald Facebook page is seen blank on February 18, 2021 in Sydney, Australia.

Facebook vs. Australia: What Happens When Big Tech Comes for the News?

Lisa Davies, the editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, talks to Foreign Policy about Facebook’s decision to block news for its users in Australia.

Protesters hold up signs against the military coup in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on Feb. 18.

Myanmar vs. Its Generals

Thant Myint-U on the future of the protests, what Beijing wants, and what Washington can do to help.

Hundreds of people gather for a "Lights for Liberty" protest against migrant detention camps and impending raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in New York City, on July 12, 2019.

What to Expect From Biden’s Immigration Policies

Latin America expert Shannon O’Neil discusses Biden’s plans to reverse family separation, rebuild the asylum and refugee system, and give hope to “Dreamers” and their families.

Men holding a Russian flag protest against a Moscow court’s decision to sentence the Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny to almost three years' imprisonment in Moscow on Feb. 2.

‘We Are Gaining in Strength’: After Navalny’s Imprisonment, Russian Opposition Looks Ahead

Navalny has been detained before. The anti-corruption movement he started has only gained momentum, despite a big Kremlin crackdown.

Roses rest on the ground between Stolpersteine, brass stumbling blocks for victims of the Holocaust, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogroms in Berlin on Nov. 9, 2013.

Germany’s Lessons on Confronting a Racist Past

Philosopher Susan Neiman explains what the United States can learn from postwar Germany.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the European Union headquarters in Brussels on Feb. 6, 2015.

French Ambassador: EU Working Toward ‘Common Action’ With Biden on Iran, COVID-19

But Philippe Etienne says France won’t surrender its dream of “strategic autonomy.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches a military parade on Red Square in Moscow on June 24, 2020.

Russia Is in Agony, but Putin’s Dictatorship Is Going Down

Garry Kasparov on why this weekend’s protests may be the beginning of the end of autocracy in Russia.

Francis Fukuyama, philosopher, economist and researcher in American Political Science, photographed in Paris (Photo by Stephane GRANGIER/Corbis via Getty Images)

Fukuyama: Expect More Violence Before America Returns to Sanity

The famed political philosopher still believes in democracy’s ultimate triumph but says the “end of history” has been sidetracked by unforeseen forces.

Riot police push back a crowd of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump at the Capitol

‘This Was Like Charlottesville on Steroids’

Security expert Erroll Southers speaks with Foreign Policy on the roots of the Capitol assault.

Rex Tillerson testifies during his confirmation hearing to be U.S. secretary of state before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington on Jan. 11, 2017.

‘We’re in a Worse Place Today Than We Were Before He Came In’

Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the mess Donald Trump is leaving behind.

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