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.
FP national security and intelligence reporter Amy Mackinnon explains which investigations Republicans are likely to launch if they regain control of Congress in the U.S. midterm elections.
Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter, Jack Detsch, on how the Biden administration’s greater push for tech decoupling with China is on the ballot in the U.S. midterm elections.
Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter, Jack Detsch, explains how the results of the U.S. midterm elections might influence the Biden administration’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
Robbie Gramer, Foreign Policy’s diplomacy and national security reporter, on how Republicans are using the chaotic exit of U.S. troops from Afghanistan against President Joe Biden and the Democrats.
National security and intelligence reporter
Amy Mackinnon is an award-winning national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy. She has reported from across Eastern Europe and was previously based in Moscow and in Tbilisi, Georgia, as senior editor for the crisis reporting site Coda Story. Mackinnon is a recipient of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia award for her reporting on homophobic vigilantes in Russia. She speaks Russian and has a master’s degree in journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY and a dual master’s in Russian, Central, and East European studies from the University of Glasgow and Corvinus University of Budapest.
Diplomacy and national security reporter
Robbie Gramer is a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy, covering the State Department. Before he joined FP in 2016, he managed the NATO portfolio at the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank, for three years. He’s a graduate of American University, where he studied international relations and European affairs.
Pentagon and national security reporter
Jack Detsch is Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter. He was previously a staff writer for Al-Monitor covering intelligence and defense.
Executive editor, Foreign Policy
Amelia Lester is the executive editor at Foreign Policy. She has worked as a journalist on three continents, most recently reporting in Japan for publications including the Economist, the New York Times, and the New York Review of Books. Previously, she was the editor in chief of the weekend magazine of the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age newspapers and, before that, managing editor and an executive editor at the New Yorker. Lester lives in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of Harvard University.