How to Fix Argentina’s Recurrent Debt Crises
Why President Fernandez is hoping for Joe Biden to win the U.S. election.
In Fight for Florida’s Young Latinos, Social Media Becomes the Battleground
Young Cuban Americans have turned the internet into a political battlefield in this must-win swing state, but the Cuban American vote is even more pro-Trump now than in 2016.
Indian Americans Stir Blue Wave in Deep Red Texas
Trump’s touted his rallies with India’s leader, but the Indian American community is leaning left—and nowhere like in Texas.
Afghans See No Good Choices in the U.S. Election
Regardless of who wins next week, Afghans feel neither Trump nor Biden will do anything for Afghanistan—they just hope the next president completes the U.S. withdrawal.
70 Is the New 50 for World Leaders
It’s neither a coincidence, nor a problem, that both candidates for America’s highest office are so old.
In Florida, Many Colombian Americans Fear Biden Is Soft on Socialism
By painting Biden as a far-left sympathizer, Trump is getting a late-election bounce with Florida’s normally Democratic-leaning Colombian community.
Washington’s Foreign Diplomats Frozen Out by Team Biden
Biden’s foreign-policy gatekeepers tell diplomats to hold their calls—until they’re in charge.
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Trump and Biden Are Both Touting Foreign-Policy Failures as Achievements
With the world on fire from Thailand to Nigeria, there wasn’t much talk of international affairs in the final debate of the 2020 campaign—and when there was, both candidates defended flawed approaches to North Korea.
How a Biden Presidency Could Hurt Netanyahu—and Help Him
Sudan’s decision to forge ties with Israel is one more gift from the Trump administration.
Poll: How Biden and Trump Differ on Foreign Policy
A survey of academics underscores sharp divergences on key issues but expects bipartisan alignment next year on China, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism.
Why Indian Americans Matter in U.S. Politics
America’s second-largest immigrant group mostly supports Democratic candidates, but support for Trump has grown since the 2016 election.
The Realist Case for the Non-Realist Biden
Trump's foreign-policy instincts might be more sound—but he has forfeited the chance to lead.
America’s Pullback Must Continue No Matter Who Is President
For all the talk of a new administration boldly reengaging with the world after four years of “America first,” Trump’s strategic retrenchment can only be the start.
America Needs To Talk About a China Reset
Biden and Trump are debating who is the bigger China hawk. Instead, the next administration should learn from the Cold War to defuse the rivalry.
Team Biden Should Start With an Asia Pivot 2.0
U.S. policy to contain China will require a lot more continuity with Trump than Biden’s backers would like to admit.
This November, America’s Safety Is on the Ballot
Americans are already less safe because of growing distrust in their intelligence. Dangers will multiply without a change in political leadership.
Ireland Is on the Ballot in Pennsylvania
Threats to the Good Friday Agreement—and culture wars—make this a critical constituency in a swing state.