List of Review articles
Does Democracy Really Die in Darkness?
A provocative history questions the relationship between the state, its secrets, and the people.
What Ridley Scott’s ‘Napoleon’ Gets Wrong About War
The film’s ideas have poisoned military thinking for centuries.
Foreign Policy’s Holiday Book List
Our columnists and staff writers recommend their top reads for the end of the year.
Why Did America’s Elite Keep Falling for Crypto Frauds?
Even experienced journalists got suckered by Sam Bankman-Fried.
Living in a Material World
One of the defining features of modern supply chains is a distinct lack of human beings.
Elon Musk Is the Messy Hero of Our Messy Age
For better and worse, he represents how change happens in our current society.
How the European Project Fell Apart
Timothy Garton Ash’s latest book traces what went wrong—and holds some lessons for the continent’s future.
The Best Books for Understanding the Israel-Hamas War
Ten reads that offer insight into the origins of today’s conflict—and what may come next.
Kim Yo Jong Is the World’s Most Dangerous Woman
A new book profiles the possible future leader of North Korea.
The Fabulous Mythmaking of Imelda Marcos
A new novel claws back history from a family that would otherwise have it disappear.
A Tale of Two Germanies
Thirty-three years after reunification, the country’s wounds are rawer than many would like to admit.