What Turkey Wants
Erdogan could force Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO bids to the wire—and perhaps beyond.
The Ukraine War Is Dividing Europe’s Arctic Indigenous People
It has driven a wedge between Sámi in Russia and those in Nordic countries.
Congress Seeks to Declare Putin’s War Genocide
A bipartisan resolution will underscore that Russian war crimes in Ukraine have constituted a genocide.
The Fall and Fall of Dmitry Medvedev
How the former Russian president went from geeky technocrat to deranged war hawk.
How Congress Rallied Against Oppression in Xinjiang
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act was a rare—and messy—bipartisan success.
‘It’s Not Afghanistan’: Ukrainian Pilots Push Back on U.S.-Provided Drones
Both the Biden administration and Ukraine are worried that American strike drones would get shot down quickly.
WTO Clinches Deal Aimed at Reducing Global Overfishing
The agreement limits the subsidies that countries can provide fisheries.
U.S. Weighs Waiving Taliban Travel Ban (Again)
Western engagement with the militant group appears to be on its last legs.
Washington Worries China Is Winning Over Thailand
One of the United States’ oldest security partners in Asia is increasingly marching to Beijing’s music.
Ukraine Still Wants Heavy Metal
Kyiv remains frustrated with Western arms deliveries, despite a surge of support.
Ukraine Wants a Lend-Lease Plan for Energy to Escape Russian Chokehold
Russia blackmails its neighbors with energy. Kyiv needs a solution.
Ukraine’s ‘Nuremberg Moment’ Amid Flood of Alleged Russian War Crimes
So many crimes are being documented that they need a new court.
Pentagon Hopes for More China Hotlines
“This meeting is in part about setting guardrails on the relationship,” a senior U.S. defense official said.
Biden Is Still Worried About Poking the Russian Bear
“If that’s our attitude, we’re never going to win a war again, ever,” said one U.S. source familiar with the debate.
NATO Allies Are Rethinking Russia’s Supposed Military Prowess
But Russia’s early military failures in Ukraine don’t make it any less dangerous, military analysts warn.
Tunisia’s Powerful Labor Union Is Thwarting President Saied’s Ambitions
The Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) is the one body with enough power to derail Saied’s plans.
Ukraine Wants Longer-Range Ammunition for Donbas Gunfight
“We’re still not giving them what they want,” one U.S. source told Foreign Policy.