The coronavirus pandemic won’t automatically lead to reforms. Great upheavals only bring systemic change when reformers have a plan—and the power to implement it.
The coronavirus pandemic has made the world more reliant on technology. The EU’s competition commissioner says that makes her fight more urgent.
The pandemic proved, once and for all, that the world can’t be flat. But global trade can recover—if we rewrite the rules.
The COVID-19 crisis could lead to a modern-day New Deal—but only if Democrats have the courage to replace failed economic policies with radical reforms.
America’s founders missed an opportunity to abolish slavery, attacks on the press are increasing in democratic societies, and Trump’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran isn’t working.
Read Foreign Policy staffers’ reviews of recent releases on America in the world, English piracy in the Indian Ocean, and mass murder in Indonesia.
They swept the issue under the rug, and even Thomas Jefferson realized that civil war was inevitable before he died on July 4, 1826. But history could have taken a different direction.
A House letter calls the arrests of an Egyptian American human rights advocate’s family a bid to “undermine” the U.S. judicial process.
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
Interviews with political appointees at the Pentagon raise fears of another purge.
Recently disbursed IMF funding will only help the Sisi regime and entrench its rule.
The Trump administration’s crusade against the International Criminal Court is misguided and will harm long-term U.S. interests.