Can Kamala Harris Resurrect the Alliance for Prosperity?
The vice president’s plan for Central America depends on tackling rising corruption.
Stopping Drug Patents Has Stopped Pandemics Before
Loosening property rules over coronavirus vaccines is likely to accelerate—not stifle—the pharmaceutical industry’s creativity.
America Is Becoming a Social Democracy
The Biden administration is accomplishing what was once thought historically impossible.
Washington Has Enabled Israeli Extremism
Failure to condemn anti-Palestinian violence will only further it.
Outdated U.S. Policies Are Helping Iran Censor Its Citizens
Unclear guidelines and fear of sanctions are stopping tech companies from selling products that would help Iranians access the internet freely and evade government surveillance.
Biden Wants to Replicate China’s Infrastructure Miracle
But he won’t be able to pull that off. Here’s why.
China Has Lost the Philippines Despite Duterte’s Best Efforts
Beijing’s growing aggressiveness is forcing Manila back into Washington’s camp.
Cybersecurity Ignorance Is Dangerous
A new book gets the policy recommendations right while making technical errors that could undermine trust in its conclusions.
The Global Gag Rule’s Long Shadow in Pakistan
Biden repealed major restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance, but anti-abortion ideology still limits crucial reproductive care in the places that need it most.
‘Bunkerchan’ Is Trying to Deradicalize Online Nazis
As far-right sites multiply, activists are moving into their turf.
Biden’s Goldilocks Foreign Policy
“America is back” wrestles with the lingering imprint of “America First.”
America, the Afghan Tragedy, and the Subcontinent
Four decades of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan have left South Asia transformed—and on the cusp of a realignment.
Afghanistan Can’t Achieve Stability Without Women
To reach a gender-conscious peace deal with the Taliban, Afghan negotiators need more time—and U.S. support.
Can Biden Sell His Domestic Agenda as a Win Against China?
From climate change policy to COVID-19 relief, Biden’s domestic and foreign-policy goals are coming under fire.