Mexico and Brazil’s Crude Politics
A potential return to resource nationalism could set both countries back.
‘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.
Did a Terrorist Attack Just Save the Iranian Regime?
After a strike on a military parade, nationalist sentiment is on the rise—and not a moment too soon for a government that was facing deepening discontent.
Germany’s Return of the Repressed
The country’s far-right wants to revive ethnic nationalism. The left must come up with its own alternative.
In Croatia, Nazi Sympathizers Are Welcome to Join the Party
The national soccer team celebrated its strong World Cup showing alongside a singer who glorifies the country’s fascist past. But it shouldn’t have come as a surprise.
Get Ready for a More Aggressive Turkey
Erdogan’s new partner in parliament — the ultranationalist MHP — will make Ankara a more belligerent and intransigent ally.
The New Dutch Disease Is White Nationalism
An upstart far-right party in the Netherlands threatens to entrench xenophobia in one of Europe’s most progressive countries.
A Macedonia by Any Other Name
The Balkans desperately need help, but Greece won't stop picking a fight over what to call its northern neighbor.
Poland’s Holocaust Denialism Will Come Back to Haunt It
Polish leaders thought peddling historical revisionism at home had no consequences; now, it could threaten two crucial alliances.
Trump’s Nationalism Is Arbitrary, Dangerous, Incoherent, and Silly
Nationalism has a new voice. That makes it all the more imperative to take its claims seriously and meet them head on.
Catalonia’s Crisis Is Just Getting Started
Spain's prime minister tried, and failed, to strong-arm Catalonia. The result is an enduring stalemate.
France Is Debating Whether French Is Sexist
Is the grammar of liberté, égalité, fraternité inherently chauvinistic?
Catalan President Backs Down From Independence Declaration
Puigdemont says he’ll still pursue negotiations with Spain.
Three Cheers for Globalism!
An unabashed defense of the Trump administration’s favorite object of ire.
They Spent Months Protesting Corruption. Now What?
Young people in Central and Eastern Europe took to the streets in a quixotic fight. Will they now face a winter of despair?
Meet the Lesbian Goldman Sachs Economist Who Just Led Germany’s Far Right to Victory
How Alice Weidel manages to be a globalist and nativist at the same time.
The German Election Is a Christian Civil War
Germany’s far-right is saying out loud what Angela Merkel’s party has always quietly believed: that Christian culture depends on Christian demographics.
Trump Breaks Bread with France’s Macron, Defends Son’s Meeting for Russian Dirt
But the president left the door open on reviewing the Paris climate accord.
Can Trump Reconcile Nationalism With Liberalism?
Last week in Warsaw, President Donald Trump finally gave something close to a mature, clear, and thoughtful version of his governing philosophy.