The Coronavirus Is Delaying Elections Worldwide
Moldova and Oman join a growing list of countries postponing their votes for the sake of public health.
Biden Gets Push From Left-Leaning Groups to Slash Pentagon Budget
Some groups haven’t had luck getting through the door, sources tell Foreign Policy.
Poland Is Showing the World How Not to Run a Pandemic Election
The upcoming Polish election is shaping up to be a farce. Washington should learn from Warsaw’s mistakes before November.
What Would North Korea’s Collapse Mean for U.S. Security?
The end of Kim Jong Un’s rule could have major consequences for U.S. foreign policy—and pandemics don’t necessarily promote peace.
Autocrats Are Finding Democratic Facades Hard to Keep Up
The pandemic is making dictatorship clearer as faking credible elections gets harder.
South Korea Is a Liberal Country Now
Moon Jae-in’s crushing victories have permanently reshaped his nation’s politics.
South Korea Holds World’s First National Coronavirus Election
The opposition appears to be coming up short by criticizing the shortcomings of the government’s COVID-19 response.
Why Politicians Ignore Disaster Predictions
Experts see catastrophe on the horizon, but nobody wants to pay the costs beforehand.
Benny Gantz Did the Right Thing by Putting His Country First
The Blue and White leader’s colleagues and former allies have denounced him for caving to Benjamin Netanyahu—but his conciliatory gesture is a sign of statesmanship, not weakness.
Ethnic Conflict Threatens Democracy in Guyana
The country’s simmering ethnic tensions threaten to undermine a fragile democratic system and bring on the resource curse before the proceeds from massive offshore oil discoveries arrive.
How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Reshape the U.S. Election?
A major outbreak and looming recession in the United States has transformed the 2020 campaign—and could have major consequences for the future of great power politics.
West African Leaders Are Rolling Back Democratic Gains
Taking a page from Vladimir Putin's playbook, undemocratic leaders in Guinea and Togo are seeking to extend their rule through ostensibly democratic means.
Bibi Is No Houdini
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a political magician who has run out of tricks—and his stubbornness is stopping the Israeli right from winning convincingly and governing the country.
What Does Super Tuesday Mean for U.S. Foreign Policy?
Either Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders will face Donald Trump in November. Here's how their views of U.S. power could reshape the world.
A Netanyahu Victory Would Be Bad News for Peace and the Rule of Law
If he leads the next government, the prime minister is likely to annex much of the West Bank and deepen attacks on judicial independence.
Netanyahu Surges in Israeli Election
Exit polls give the prime minister a solid chance at forming the next government, despite corruption charges.
What Washington Can Learn About Elections—From Abroad
The United States has aided polarized democracies in countries from Kenya to Sri Lanka. It’s time to apply those lessons at home.
Bernie’s Outsider on the Inside
Bernie Sanders wants to reinvent progressive foreign policy. Here’s the man he hopes will make that happen.
Slovakia Faces a Stark Choice
A historic murder trial ahead of parliamentary elections could boost liberal democratic forces over the populist ruling party.