The very public spat over alleged spying is just the most recent example of strains in the world’s most important relationship. Beyond the kerfuffle over the balloon, what are the broader impacts on Washington’s China policy? Join FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a discussion with Emily S. Weinstein, a research fellow at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, and James Palmer, a deputy editor at Foreign Policy and the author of FP’s weekly China Brief newsletter.
Join FP’s Dan Ephron in conversation with Amir Tibon,a senior editor and writer at Israel’s Haaretz newspaper. They’ll discuss Israel’s new far-right government, its plans to overhaul and weaken the judiciary, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ongoing corruption trial, and U.S. policy on Israel under President Joe Biden.
Two years into his first term, how has U.S. President Joe Biden fared on foreign policy? Join FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a lively discussion about the Biden administration’s foreign-policy successes and failures, with Stephen Wertheim, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Nadia Schadlow, a former U.S. deputy national security advisor for strategy.
How will the delivery of Western tanks change, and potentially escalate, fighting in Ukraine? And is NATO as united as it was earlier in the war? For the latest on the Russia-Ukraine war, watch FP’s executive editor Amelia Lester’s timely conversation with FP’s team of reporters.
FP’s Ravi Agrawal sat down with industry leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how businesses can build resilience amid a turbulent geopolitical era. The panelists included Anne Richards, CEO of Fidelity International; Carmine Di Sibio, CEO of Ernst & Young; Mathias Miedreich, CEO of Umicore; and Lubna S. Olayan, chair of the executive committee of Olayan Financing Company.
Jonathan Pershing, formerly the Biden administration’s No. 2 global climate envoy, joined FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal to discuss Washington’s climate policy, and how it is being seen around the world. The two also discussed climate cooperation with China, the road to COP28, and much else.
Remember the adage that generals always fight the last war? Of late, we at FP have been wondering: What can Russia’s war in Ukraine teach the world going forward? What have we learned so far, and how can we apply those lessons to make sure we don’t sleepwalk into yet another war? FP’s Winter 2023 print issue brings together 12 experts to help us answer those questions. Watch Ravi Agrawal in conversation with two of the contributors to the magazine’s cover story: Anne-Marie Slaughter and David Petraeus.
How will the various crises in the world play out in 2023, and what can the international community do to mitigate the catastrophe? What are world leaders doing wrong? And how can populations in need receive proper aid? There’s no one better to ask for answers to these questions than David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, who will be in conversation with FP’s Ravi Agrawal. Enter the new year better informed—and equipped to help solve—humanity’s biggest problems.
Geopolitics dominated the world in 2022, with Russia’s war in Ukraine and competition between the United States and China impacting everything from energy to food to semiconductors. What trends from 2022 will prove enduring? Join FP’s Ravi Agrawal for part 2 of a conversation with FP columnist and Harvard University professor Stephen M. Walt.
Geopolitics dominated the world in 2022, with Russia’s war in Ukraine and competition between the United States and China impacting everything from energy to food to semiconductors. What trends from 2022 will prove enduring? Join FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a conversation with FP columnist and Harvard University professor Stephen M. Walt.
What should the world expect from China in 2023? How will Beijing manage its economy? How will it handle dissent? What role will it play in Russia’s war in Ukraine? And how will China navigate relations with the United States? For answers, watch FP’s Ravi Agrawal in discussion with three China experts: Susan Shirk, Zongyuan Zoe Liu, and FP’s James Palmer .
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely the most popular elected leader in the world. How exactly has Modi corralled so much power? Why have India’s opposition parties crumbled? What does a changing India mean for the world order? Join FP’s editor in chief, Ravi Agrawal,for a rare in-depth interview with historian Ramachandra Guha.
As Russia’s war in Ukraine continues into 2023, the weather will have an important impact. Why are policymakers in Brussels and Washington worried about dwindling weapons stockpiles? Is Ukraine fatigue on the rise in the United States and Europe? Tune in to watch FP’s Amelia Lester in conversation with the magazine’s reporters as they provide insights on where the war in Ukraine will head next.
Europe’s top climate negotiator, Frans Timmermans, says the goal of 1.5 degrees is on “life support.” Where does this leave the fight against climate change? How will Brussels continue negotiations with Washington, Beijing, and other global capitals? Join FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a conversation with the man responsible for Europe’s Green Deal.
Is there a way to revive the Iran nuclear deal? Is U.S. President Joe Biden considering a military option if diplomacy fails? Watch U.S. special envoy for Iran RobertMalley in discussion with FP’s editor in chief, Ravi Agrawal. The two talked about the stalled nuclear deal, the violent crackdown on protests in Iran, and how Washington plans to respond to Tehran’s involvement in the Russia-Ukraine war.
Leaders of the world’s largest economies gathered in Bali, Indonesia, for the G-20 summit this week. What were the main summit takeaways from the summit? FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal spoke with FP columnists Matthew Kroenig and EdwardAlden, and Lynn Kuok, a senior fellow for Asia-Pacific security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Though the composition of the U.S. Congress after yesterday’s Midterms is still unclear, trend lines are emerging—and the consequences of the elections will be felt all over the world. Tune in as FP’s executive editor, Amelia Lester, and FP’s team of reporters answer your questions about what’s at stake for U.S. foreign policy in the midterms as well as analyze the possible outcomes.
The Biden administration has dramatically expanded controls on technology flowing to and from Beijing by imposing aggressive sanctions targeting China’s chip and semiconductor industry. What impact will these changes have? Will other nations support Washington’s new approach? Watch FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal’s conversation with Jon Bateman.
What’s next for Britain under Rishi Sunak’s leadership? What will he do about Russia’s war in Ukraine and China? Join FP’s Amy Mackinnon, for a wide-ranging interview with Robin Niblett, a distinguished fellow at Chatham House, and Anand Menon, a professor of European politics at King’s College London.
On Foreign Policy’s podcast, Ones and Tooze, co-hosts Adam Tooze and Cameron Abadi take two data points each and discuss how they explain the world. Adam and Cameron recorded one of their recent episodes live at the Caveat Theatre in New York City. They discussed the malign influence of billionaire Peter Thiel on American politics, and the declining importance of Wall Street as a place to hang out your shingle.
The Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress is arguably the world’s most important convening in 2022. What are the key revelations? Will more political purges follow? Join FP’s James Palmer and Beijing-based reporter Melinda Liu and Evan S. Medeiros, chair of Asian studies at Georgetown University, for answers and insights.
What will Russian President Vladimir Putin do if he feels he has lost the war everyone believed he’d easily win? For in-depth analysis on the most recent developments in Ukraine, join FP’s Ravi Agrawal in conversation with Andrea Kendall-Taylor, a former CIA analyst and intelligence officer focused on Russia.
With Russia’s war in Ukraine impacting food supply chains around the globe, how can we ensure food security? Crop scientist Sarah Taber and Arif Husain, the World Food Program’s chief economist, will join FP Live to discuss ways in which the world can build a resilient and functioning food system.
Are U.S. sanctions working, and what other measures has the White House taken to hurt Russia? Ahead of the annual IMF and World Bank meetings, the U.S. Treasury’s Wally Adeyemo joined FP Live to discuss the dizzying state of the world economy, the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war, and more.
With Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order of a partial mobilization of reservists, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has potentially entered an even more destructive and dangerous new phase. Tune in as FP’s executive editor, Amelia Lester, and FP’s team of reporters answer your questions about where the war is headed next.
Amid catastrophic flooding, political turmoil, and economic crisis, Pakistan’s new foreign minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, joins FP Live to discuss his plans to set the country on the right course, how his government is managing multiple crises, and much more.
The war in Ukraine has thrust NATO back into the global spotlight and revived its mission. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general, joined FP’s Ravi Agrawal on FP Live to answer questions about how the trans-Atlantic alliance plans to support Ukraine moving forward, its new strategic concept, China, and much more.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield,U.S. ambassador to the United Nations joined Ravi Agrawal on FP Live for an interview to discuss Washington’s priorities at the General Assembly, and how U.S. diplomacy has changed over the course of a turbulent decade
There’s a longstanding debate in international relations over whether to conduct a muscular and proactive foreign policy or a more restrained one that shuns long-term entanglements. How should America plan its foreign policy? FP spoke with historian Stephen Wertheim, who makes the case for U.S. restraint.
One year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, how are Afghans coping with their new rulers? What does the future hold? For answers, watch this in-depth discussion with FP’s Lynne O’Donnell and Michael Kugelman.
In less than two years, journalist Maria Ressa has received 10 arrest warrants from the government, and her media company, Rappler, has been ordered to shut down. Watch FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal’s interview with Ressa about current and past Filipino administrations and her fight to ensure press freedom.
A top Russia advisor to three U.S. presidents explains why the world shouldn’t fall for Moscow’s narrative that it can wait out the West. As the war in Ukraine continues, watch FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal’s interview with Fiona Hill about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s thinking and strategy.
Energy prices are surging. Food supplies are depleted. Stocks have entered bear market territory. And inflation is running at historic highs. Watch this interview with FP columnist and Columbia University professor Adam Tooze to find out why despite the rapid slowdown, this isn’t an economic crisis.
NATO is at a critical juncture as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to rattle the global order and as the alliance faces its greatest security crisis in a generation. FP talked with U.S. NATO envoy Julianne Smith about NATO’s new strategic concept, Russia’s war in Ukraine, and much more.
In the months since Russia invaded Ukraine, NATO has transformed: It is more united, better funded, and is expanding. What does NATO’s rejuvenation mean for the fate of the war and the future of foreign policy in Europe? For answers, watch FP’s interview with former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
As Ukrainians fight for their sovereignty, the fate of neighboring Belarus is closely entwined with the outcome of the war. The country’s longtime president, Aleksandr Lukashenko, sided with Russia, but where do the Belarusian people stand? Can sanctions change Lukashenko’s calculus? Watch FP’s interview with Belarus’s opposition leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya.
Anthony Fauci joined Foreign Policy editor in chief Ravi Agrawal for a conversation about the global response to COVID-19, China’s COVID-19 situation, the rise of misinformation surrounding the virus, challenges ahead, and more.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken canceled a much-anticipated visit to China after the discovery of a Chinese surveillance balloon flying over U.S. territory. The very public spat over ...Show morealleged spying is just the most recent example of strains in the world’s most important relationship.
Beyond the kerfuffle over the balloon, what are the broader impacts on Washington’s China policy? How much of a setback does the incident represent? What are the global ramifications to watch out for?
Join FP’s Ravi Agrawal for a discussion with Emily S. Weinstein, a research fellow at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, and James Palmer, a deputy editor at Foreign Policy and the author of FP’s weekly China Brief newsletter. FP subscribers can send in their questions in advance.
The new Israeli government is said to be the most far-right, religiously extreme, and ultranationalist coalition in the country’s history, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-ser...Show moreving prime minister.
Is Israel’s democracy really at risk? What would the government’s planned judicial overhaul mean for Israel’s standing, global cooperation, and economic investments? How does the new government complicate matters for U.S. President Joe Biden’s national security strategy?
Join FP’s Dan Ephron in conversation with Amir Tibon, a senior editor and writer at Israel’s Haaretz newspaper. They’ll discuss Israel’s new far-right government, its plans to overhaul and weaken the judiciary, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ongoing corruption trial, and U.S. policy on Israel under President Joe Biden.
Over the last year, the United States has launched dynamic and escalating sanctions to hurt Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. The moves haven’t prevented Putin from waging...Show more war in Ukraine, but they have severely hurt the Russian economy. Even so, according to a forecast from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Russia’s economy is set to expand by 0.3 percent in 2023, even as a country like the United Kingdom sees its GDP shrink.Does this mean sanctions haven’t worked?
FP’s Ravi Agrawal spoke with two experts on sanctions: Agathe Demarais, global forecasting director at the Economist Intelligence Unit and author of Backfire: How Sanctions Reshape the World Against U.S. Interests; and Nicholas Mulder, an assistant professor of history at Cornell University and author of The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War. FP subscribers can watch or read a condensed version of the interview.
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