The View From Iran: What the Raisi Administration Wants in the Nuclear Talks
President Ebrahim Raisi doesn’t consider reviving the nuclear deal a top priority.
Qatari Diplomat: ‘There’s a Serious Need for Engagement’ With the Taliban
Qatar’s assistant foreign minister discussed the Taliban, the need for a clear road map, and Afghanistan’s uncertain future.
The U.S.-India Relationship Is the Quad’s Litmus Test
Washington and New Delhi must overcome some key differences for the group to succeed.
Western Expats Are No Longer Safe in China
Beijing’s swift release of two Canadians held on trumped-up charges confirms that Xi Jinping is prepared to stoop to the level of late Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi and engage in hostage diplomacy.
Another Win for China’s Hostage Diplomacy
A yearslong diplomatic dispute between China and the West has finally ended.
The Most Important U.N. Speeches This Year
FP columnists and contributors break down the good, the bad, and the ugly from the 76th U.N. General Assembly.
No One Does Self-Interested Arms Deals Like the French
Paris’s complaints about AUKUS are remarkably hypocritical given France’s history of selling weapons despite its allies’ objections.
The China-Lithuania Rift Is a Wake-Up Call for Europe
China is bullying Lithuania. The EU and NATO should push back.
Meet Iran’s New Foreign Minister: Qassem Suleimani’s ‘Soldier’
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is a staunch backer of Iran’s “Axis of Resistance.”
Britain’s Special Relationship Fantasy Has Been Exposed
For years, London convinced itself it was Washington’s close partner. That’s now impossible to believe.