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FP Looks Back

Archival passages from writers such as Hillary Clinton, Kofi Annan, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and more show where we’ve been—and where we’re heading.

Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Foreign Policy illustration

America’s Elite Needs to Get Back in Uniform

Military service is a unifying force in a time of deep division.

Mahud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

Diplomacy by Design

A new generation of architects is using rail lines, shopping centers, and football fields to keep the peace from Belfast to Baghdad.

Photos by Christopher Leaman

The Bleeding Edge

For decades, Minnesota has 
led the world in developing medical technology. But now red tape 
at home and competition abroad 
are threatening its dominance.

Illustration by Radio

The Looming Robotics Gap

Why America's global dominance in military technology is starting to crumble.

Photo: Jonathan Bloom

Closing the Books

Should the world's "last Nazi hunter" give up the chase?

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