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U.S. President Donald Trump (L) speaks  as Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (C) and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) watch at the groundbreaking for a Foxconn plant on June 28, 2018 in Mt Pleasant, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)

The Billionaire and the Mayor Disrupting Taiwan’s Elections

Star politician Han Kuo-yu or Foxconn leader Terry Gou could lead the country — if they can convince people they don't work for China.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks on 5G deployment in the United States on April 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images)

Security Brief: The Coming Clash Over America’s Nukes

Trump wants to build more nuclear weapons. Will Congress let him?

Sudanese demonstrators protest outside the army headquarters in Khartoum on April 12. (Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images)

The World This Weekend

FP’s latest on the turmoil in Sudan, Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election, and Julian Assange’s arrest.

James Rebhorn bowls at the Second Stage Theatres 19th Annual All-Star Bowling at Leisure Time Bowling Lanes on February 6, 2006 in New York, New York. (Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

If You Bowl Alone, You Can’t Fight Together

National security depends on a vanishing sense of community.

A visitor walks past the logo of the Chinese telecom giant Huawei at the Hannover Messe technology fair in Hanover, Germany, on April 1. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Tries a Softer Approach in Anti-Huawei Campaign

The Trump administration claims progress in signing up European allies in the fight against Beijing.

Pakistani Rangers and Indian Border Security Force personnel perform during a flag lowering ceremony at the Wagah border area between Pakistan and India in eastern Pakistan's Lahore on March 30, 2019. (AAMIR QURESHI / AFP)

Security Brief: India and Pakistan Trade Barbs; Violence Escalates in Libya

Islamabad and New Delhi trade barbs, a Libyan strongman advances on Tripoli, Washing and Beijing signal progress on trade deal.

(Illustration by Shaivalini Kumar and Meroo Seth for Foreign Policy)

India Has a Mindset Problem

Jugaad once symbolized immense potential, but the endless shortcuts are now holding the country back.

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The Improbable Rise of Huawei

How did a private Chinese firm come to dominate the world’s most important emerging technology?

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 28, 2015. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Bolton Builds Anti-China Campaign at the U.N.

The U.S. national security advisor, who has largely ignored the United Nations, is suddenly concerned that Beijing has too much influence there.

Russian President Vladimir Putin sunbathes during his vacation in the remote Tuva region in southern Siberia. The picture was taken between Aug. 1 and 3, 2017. (Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Is Tricking GPS to Protect Putin

The Kremlin’s manipulation of global navigation systems is more extensive than previously understood.

A commemoration for dead NATO soldiers at the NATO summit in Kehl, Germany, on April 4, 2009. (Action Press-Pool/Getty Images)

The Outdated Alliance?

On NATO’s 70th anniversary, it is time for burden shedding—not burden sharing.

A power cable is seen plugged into a Tesla Roadster after a news conference with California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger June 30, 2008 at Tesla Motors in San Carlos, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

China Is Building the Batteries of the Future

Tesla is the United States' only shot at critical new technology.

16 February 2019, Bavaria, München: Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) is waiting for Nato Secretary General Stoltenberg on the second day of the 55th Munich Security Conference. Numerous heads of state, government and ministers are expected at the world's most important meeting of experts on security policy. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa (Photo by Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images)

Could NATO Be the Downfall of Angela Merkel’s Government?

A fight over defense spending could soon split Germany’s ruling coalition.

Finnish F-18 Hornet planes at Rovaniemi airport during a joint exercise between the Finnish and the Swedish air forces over the Arctic Circle on March 25, 2019.

Scandinavia Won’t Be Russia’s Next Target

Mikheil Saakashvili’s country was a victim of Putin’s aggression. Finland and Sweden won’t be.

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