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Tom Tugendhat, a member of the British Parliament

Tom Tugendhat Is the British MP China Hates Most

A stalwartly anti-Beijing figure doesn’t quite fit his party’s mold.

Medical personnel receive the Moderna vaccine in Taiwan.

U.S.-China Spat Over Taiwan Extends to Vaccine Diplomacy

The United States is providing hundreds of thousands of vaccines right in China’s front yard.

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin wearing sunglasses

What to Expect From the Biden-Putin Summit in Geneva

The two leaders have much to discuss. Just don’t hold your breath for a breakthrough.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife at the G-7 summit

What in the World?

This week in FP’s international news quiz: G-7 leaders meet, Bitcoin gets official status, and a swarm of insects stop the press.

Then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Munich.

No European Honeymoon in Biden’s First Overseas Trip

The United States wants to mend fences with NATO—and revamp the defense alliance to face new threats like China.

Lebanese mourn the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Lebanon’s Economic Woes Threaten Terrorism Tribunal

Without new funding, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon will close next month with little to show for more than a decade of work.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin speak.

Biden to Prod Putin on Syria Relief

Russia’s blockage of aid deliveries threatens to make Syria’s humanitarian disaster the worst it’s been since the war began.

U.S. carriers conduct a joint operation with South Korea

Pacific Commanders Want More Money for Biden’s Asia Pivot

Military leaders want to “seize the initiative” against China.

An Afghan boy looks on in a damaged house near the site of an attack in Kabul.

Taliban Map Out Future Vision for Afghanistan

The militant group’s spokesman vows to “continue our war” until Afghanistan has an Islamic government.

U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, Rob Portman, and Chris Murphy lay flowers at a memorial.

Sen. Shaheen: Ukrainian Officials Are “Anxious”

A senior member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Nord Stream 2, Belarus, and Biden’s upcoming summit with Putin.

Sons help their father at an Afghan hospital.

Afghanistan Swamped by COVID-19’s Third Wave

The government dithered and denied the pandemic’s severity. Now, a health disaster looms.

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