Biden’s Balkans Test Has Arrived
The U.S. president has taken a step toward getting tough on Serbia—but can he see the policy through?
Asia’s Stakes in the Biden-Putin Summit
Geopolitical shifts have put a U.S.-Russian detente in the interest of much of Asia.
Biden Is Everything Europe Asked For
On his first trip abroad, the new U.S. president is renewing old friendships—and bringing a winning post-pandemic agenda for the West.
The Biden-Putin Summit Can Kick-Start a Deal on Syria
Only Washington has the carrots and sticks to steer the conflict towards resolution.
In Meeting With Erdogan, Biden Holds the Power
And he should use it to push for these three changes.
Can Biden Keep the Peace in Southeast Asia?
The region has complex relations with both Beijing and Washington. It does not want a new conflict.
Will Biden Blink Over Navalny?
A deadline for sanctions hangs over preparations for Biden’s first meeting with Putin.
Why Biden Can’t End Israel’s War With Hamas
There’s only one long-term solution to the conflict—and neither side is interested.
It’s Time for Biden to Ratchet Up the Pressure on the WHO
Washington and its allies have several levers for reforms.
Poll: Biden Gets High Marks for Foreign Policy
A survey of academics shows early and overwhelming support for the U.S. president, but he will be tested by China, Russia, and national security issues.
What Biden Is—and Isn’t—Willing to Do for Palestinians
The new U.S. president wants to help, but he may not be prepared to pay the price.
Can Biden Pivot to Asia While Israel and Gaza Burn?
Violence between Israelis and Palestinians is dragging the United States back into a conflict it hoped to avoid as it refocuses attention away from the Middle East.
The Military Revolt Against Joe Biden
An open letter by former officers calling the president a “Marxist” dictator is a greater threat to U.S. democracy than the ouster of Liz Cheney.
What the Latest Fighting Between Israelis and Palestinians Means for Biden
The U.S. president had hoped to avoid getting entangled in the conflict. Then the shooting started.
How to Boost the United States’ Most Important Partnership
Biden’s first 100 days show India is a crucial part of the new administration’s foreign policy.
Big Pharma’s Patent Defeat Shows Corporate America Losing Power
The unloved industry could try to fight Biden—or get behind the global drive to vaccinate.
What the United States Wants From Japan in Taiwan
Biden should be clear about potential wartime plans now or else risk being disappointed by delays in Tokyo.
Report Back Better
The State Department’s yearly human rights report may be the United States’ best tool for fighting sexual violence. Biden needs to get it right.
America Is Becoming a Social Democracy
The Biden administration is accomplishing what was once thought historically impossible.