Each week, Foreign Policy Live will feature a substantive conversation on world affairs. Host and FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal will be joined by leaders, policymakers, and top academics to analyze key issues from the U.S.-China relationship and Russia’s war in Ukraine to trade and economics. FP Live is your weekly fix for smart thinking about the world. FP subscribers can be part of these conversations by sending questions in advance on www.foreignpolicy.com/live.
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Ravi Agrawal is the editor in chief of Foreign Policy, the host of FP Live, and a regular world affairs analyst on TV and radio. Before joining FP in 2018, Agrawal worked at CNN for more than a decade in full-time roles spanning three continents, including as the network’s New Delhi bureau chief and correspondent. He has shared a Peabody Award and three Emmy nominations for his work as a TV producer, and his writing for FP was part of a series nominated for a 2020 National Magazine Award for columns and commentary. Agrawal is the author of India Connected: How the Smartphone Is Transforming the World’s Largest Democracy. He is a graduate of Harvard University.
Takeaways From the Biden-Xi Meeting
Evan Medeiros, Cindy Lu, and James Palmer on the APEC summit in San Francisco.
Regional Reverberations from Israel’s War on Hamas
Kim Ghattas and Steven A. Cook on the chances of a broader conflict.
Fiona Hill on the War in Ukraine
How the conflict in the Middle East is complicating geopolitics in the West.
David Petraeus on a World at War
The former director of the CIA on the Middle East, Ukraine, and beyond.
War in the Middle East—and Congress Is Dysfunctional
FP Live: Rep. Andy Kim on Israel’s siege of Gaza.
Israel Orders Siege of Gaza
FP Live: Aaron David Miller on what happens next as war breaks out in the Middle East.
What China’s Slowdown Means for the World
FP Live: Can Xi Jinping manage an economic course correction?
Heather Cox Richardson on American Democracy
FP Live: The historian with a million Substack subscribers describes how Americans can hit reset.
Samantha Power on Development Diplomacy
FP Live: USAID’s chief on the White House’s priorities for international aid.
What Washington Wants From the U.N. This Week
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on the world’s biggest multilateral summit.
Inside Manipur’s Ethnic Violence
A small state in India’s northeast is experiencing deadly ethnic conflict.
Is Bidenomics Working?
Economist Heather Boushey defends the administration’s industrial policy approach
Ro Khanna’s Plan to Reset the U.S.-China Relationship
A conversation with Silicon Valley’s congressman
Assessing Kyiv’s Counteroffensive
Former CIA analyst Andrea Kendall-Taylor on Russia’s war in Ukraine.
NATO and the War in Ukraine
Anders Fogh Rasmussen on security guarantees for Kyiv and how to deal with China.
Is India Taking Advantage of America?
Ashley Tellis on the relationship between the world’s two biggest democracies.
Are Europe and the United States Aligned on China?
Cindy Yu and James Palmer on relations between Beijing, Brussels, and Washington.
Has Ukraine’s Spring Offensive Already Begun?
Military expert Dara Massicot on the next phase of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Is America’s China Policy Shifting?
FP’s reporters reflect on recent speeches by Biden administration cabinet members.
Inside the White House’s Defense Strategy
Colin Kahl, the Pentagon’s top policymaker, discusses the recent intelligence leaks.
Larry Summers on China, Russia, and the Global Economy
The former U.S. treasury secretary explains why he puts the chances of a recession at 70 percent.
Ukraine’s Spring Offensive
Retired Adm. James Stavridis on how Kyiv can turn the tide against Moscow.
Ehud Barak, Israel’s former Prime Minister
How the current crisis affects Israel’s national security.
America’s Role in Helping Ukraine
Gen. Philip Breedlove on the debate over escalating support for Kyiv.
Are U.S. Sanctions on Russia Working?
Two experts debate whether sanctions are no longer effective tools in geopolitics.
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