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South African President  Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 25.

‘Where There Has Been Wrongdoing There Will Be Accountability’

South Africa’s president tells Foreign Policy about his plans to tackle corruption, redistribute land, and restore the country’s moral leadership.

The Ukrainian journalist and member of parliament Serhiy Leshchenko points to a monitor displaying a page of an illegal shadow accounting book of the party of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, which showed alleged payments to Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman, during a press conference in Kiev on Aug. 19, 2016. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

The Ukrainian Who Sunk Paul Manafort

The politician and former journalist Serhiy Leshchenko says Ukraine needs its own Robert Mueller.

Pierre Krähenbühl, left, the commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, meets with Palestinian students at a U.N.-run school in the southern Gaza Strip. (Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)

‘One Cannot Simply Wish Away 5 Million People’

The U.N. agency chief for Palestinian refugees warns funding cuts risk undermining Middle East stability.

Then-Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves delivers a speech during a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Feb. 2, 2016.  (Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

Europe Should Look to What the United States Does—Not What Trump Says

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia’s former president, on what to make of U.S. foreign policy toward Russia.

Ambassador Thomas Pickering attends a forum on the Muslim experience in America in Washington on Oct. 23, 2012. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump’s ‘Unbridled, Egotistical Narcissism’ Defines White House Summits

Former U.S. diplomat Thomas Pickering on Trump, Putin, and the world after Helsinki.

Radoslaw Sikorski, a former Polish minister of foreign affairs and defense, in Krakow, Poland, on December 17, 2017.  (Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

‘We Have No Idea What President Trump Would Do in a Crisis with Russia.’

Poland’s former defense and foreign minister explains how Trump left Eastern Europe in the lurch.

Alexander Vershbow, the U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation from 2001 to 2005 and former deputy secretary-general of NATO, steps up to his chair after addressing delegates in Budapest on May 18, 2015. (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Unless They Pay a Price for It, They’re Going to Keep Doing It.’

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia says Trump can’t hold Moscow accountable by “winging it.”

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili gestures as he is welcomed at the European Union in Brussels on March 8. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

An Interview With the President of NATO’s Most Persistent Applicant

In Washington this week, the Georgian president talks Trump, the Atlantic alliance, and Saakashvili.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg answers journalists' questions as he arrives to attend the 54th Munich Security Conference on Feb. 16. (Andreas Gebert/AFP/Getty Images)

If America Is First, Is NATO Second?

An interview with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt, left, speaks to Foreign Policy editor in chief Jonathan Tepperman at the Halifax International Security Forum on Nov. 18. (Halifax International Security Forum)

‘Quantum Computing … Changes Everything’

Google’s Eric Schmidt talks to Foreign Policy about the future of technology, security, and killer robots.

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You’re Not Getting Rid of Saakashvili That Easily

The ex-president of Georgia, stripped of both Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, is sitting in a relative’s apartment in the Bronx, plotting his next move.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JUNE 28: President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite attends a European Council Meeting at the Council of the European Union on June 28, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold talks with other EU leaders in what will likely be his final scheduled meeting with the full European Council before he stands down as Prime Minister. The meetings come at a time of economic and political uncertainty following the referendum result last week which saw the UK vote to leave the European Union. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

‘Russia Is a Threat … to All of Europe’

Lithuania’s president talks to Foreign Policy about Vladimir Putin's "little green men" and whether Donald Trump really believes in NATO.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf arrives at Indira Gandhi International Airport for the Third India-Africa Forum Summit in New Delhi on October 27, 2015. India is hosting an unprecedented gathering of Africa's leaders as it ramps up the race for resources on the continent, where its rival China already has a major head start.  AFP PHOTO/Sajjad HUSSAIN        (Photo credit should read SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Is Ready for Retirement

She won the Nobel Peace Prize and steered her country through the Ebola crisis. But the Liberian president’s proudest achievement will be peacefully giving up power.

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Obama’s Climate Envoy: China Will Surprise Us in a Good Way

Obama’s longtime climate envoy on finally inking a global emissions deal, on China’s future, and what happens to U.S. leadership.

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‘The Jewish Revenge’

One of Britain’s best-known novelists talks to FP about his radical reinvention of "The Merchant of Venice"

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A Russian Reporter Goes to a Trump Rally — And Feels at Home

From a Russian point of view, the Iowa caucuses look a little different.

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The Men in the Middle

Two young, charismatic leaders in Israel and Turkey are taking on right-wing governments and trying to transform their countries' politics. Can they change the Middle East without firing a shot?

Philippines Foreign Minister Albert del Rosario answers questions during a press conference in Manila on January 22, 2015. China's reclamation of land in disputed South China Sea waters is a "threat" to all nations in Southeast Asia, the Philippines' foreign minister said on January 22.  AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS        (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘You Will Have Chaos and Anarchy’

Albert del Rosario, the Filipino foreign minister, talks to Foreign Policy about what will come of Beijing’s aggressive maneuvers in the South China Sea.

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Lebanon's Central Bank governor Riyad Salameh speaks during an interview with AFP at his office in Beirut on November 21, 2008. Lebanon for now has managed to steer clear of the financial crisis that has spread worldwide but is keeping close watch on its expatriate community which injects much-needed money into the economy. AFP PHOTO/RAMZI HAIDAR (Photo credit should read RAMZI HAIDAR/AFP/Getty Images)

‘If They Want Me, They Will Call Me’

Riad Salameh, the governor of Lebanon’s central bank and mooted presidential candidate, sits down with Foreign Policy to talk political protests and the economic impact of the Syrian war.

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