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Ruble exchange rates in Moscow.

What Financial Markets Are Telling Biden About Geopolitics

As Washington crafts its foreign policy, asset prices may offer important guidance.

The Emirati, Israeli, and U.S. flags are flown from an El Al passenger aircraft after its arrival in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Aug. 31, 2020.

Why Has Biden Stopped Pushing for Arab-Israeli Peace?

Not building on the Abraham Accords has been the biggest missed opportunity of his first year.

Joe Biden takes his sunglasses off as he arrives for a campaign event with President Barack Obama at Strawbery Banke Field in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Sept. 7, 2012.

How Biden Became a Nationalist by Necessity

What the U.S. president’s first year teaches us about him—and the world.

Biden and Xi hold a virtual summit

Biden and Asia: Modest Progress, Ongoing Confusion

Washington is trying to run three Asia policies at once—and each is missing substance.

Iran and China sign cooperation agreement

Biden Can No Longer Ignore Growing Iran-China Ties

Washington may be tired of the Middle East, but Beijing is just getting started.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen reviews a military honor guard with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 16, 2017.

Time for America to Play Offense in China’s Backyard

Ignoring Cambodia and Laos is a strategic mistake—but engagement requires a smarter balance of values and interests.

U.S.-ASEAN Summit

America’s Asia Strategy Has Reached a Dead End

Washington should prioritize economic statecraft and stop thinking with its missiles.

Sudan protests

Why Won’t Biden Support Sudan’s Democracy Movement?

The prime minister’s resignation amid ongoing protests mean Washington’s policies need a fresh start.

Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani leaves nuclear talks in Vienna on Dec. 3.

The Biden Team Knows Its Iran Policy Is Failing

Tehran’s march toward the bomb has been enabled by the administration’s refusal to impose consequences.

Kerry at COP26 in Glasgow

Biden’s Climate Diplomacy Is a Gift to China

The administration is paying for vain hopes with dangerous concessions.

Antony Blinken delivers remarks in Indonesia.

Biden Needs a Southeast Asia Policy to Counter China’s Pull

Despite a welcome flurry of diplomacy, Washington still has no clear strategy for the region.

Pro-democracy protest in Seoul

Biden’s Democracy Summit Success Now Depends on Allies

In Asia, the door is wide open to new partnerships bolstering democratic norms.

Ones and Tooze Override Photo

One and Tooze Podcast: Is Democracy Better for the Economy?

As Biden's democracy summit gets underway, Adam and Cameron discuss the economics of different systems of government.

U.S. President Joe Biden

Biden’s Summit for Democracy Needs More Than Governments

Bringing other voices in would empower the democratic cause.

Cars line up to cross the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Nov. 7, 2021, ahead of the United States reopening its land borders to foreigners vaccinated against COVID-19, almost 20 months after they were closed. GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP via Getty Images

Who Lost North America?

The project of a stronger, more united continent is on life support. It’s time for a new vision.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to reporters.

Biden Struggles to Stick to the Script on Taiwan

Not for the first time, the U.S. president misspoke about the island at the center of U.S.-China tensions.

Oil pumps in California

It’s Time to Be Honest About Fossil Fuels’ Role in Energy Transition

As soaring fuel inflation turns into a political risk, Biden needs a smarter energy policy fast.

A fighter loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed government is positioned at the frontline facing Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the country's northeastern Marib governorate on Oct. 23.

Biden Needs a Plan B for Yemen If Houthis Win

An end to the war will generate a new set of problems.

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