A Human Rights Champion Comes to the House
Congressman-elect Tom Malinowski says he hopes his diplomatic credentials can help Democrats push back on Trump.
Angela Merkel Failed
The German chancellor survived by avoiding politics whenever possible—and history won't judge her kindly for it.
‘Brazil Needs Peace and Not Hate’
Ahead of a runoff presidential election, Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad spoke with Foreign Policy about Brazil’s future.
How Women Could Win It for Bolsonaro
Brazil’s far-right presidential front-runner made hateful comments a hallmark of his political life. That hasn’t held him back.
A Second Vote on Brexit Won’t Enhance Democracy. It Will Undermine It.
The elitist proponents of a “people’s vote” don’t care about the popular will. They only care about getting the outcome they want.
Poland’s Opposition Has Nobody to Blame but Itself
After another lackluster election, Polish liberals should stop attacking the government and start taking a hard look in the mirror.
The Party Is Over
The mass political movements that once dominated Europe are fading fast—and the nationalist populists and upstart parties taking their place are here to stay.
Germany’s New Politics of Cultural Despair
Will the return of the European far-right be the undoing of the West?
China’s Influence Operations Are Pinpointing America’s Weaknesses
From Iowa to Louisiana, Beijing has mapped out the pressure points of U.S. politics.
Merkel Is Wobbling. Europe’s Future Rests on Her Successors.
The German chancellor’s party woes should worry the EU.
Slow Down, Emmanuel Macron!
The French president is looking toward the future—but his country feels left behind.
Wrong Place, Wrong Time
On the podcast: An American who was in Turkey during the coup attempt is accused of being one of the plotters.
Macron’s Celebrity Apprentice Is a Nightmare
Nicolas Hulot is a combination of Donald Trump and Al Gore—and the French president will regret ever putting him in his Cabinet.
Planning for the Post-Trump Wreckage
When the president eventually exits the White House, the rest of us will quickly have to make sense of the world he's left behind.
Jeremy Corbyn Doesn’t Translate Into German
A new movement wants to revolutionize Germany’s left-of-center politics—but the country’s voters won't follow in British and French footsteps.
Foreign Collusion Is as American as Apple Pie
Shady international influence over U.S. politics didn’t start, and won’t end, with Donald Trump.
John McCain Was Always There for America
Remembrances of a hero the United States—and the Republican Party—will miss.
How Turkey Dumbed Itself Down
Erdogan used to rely on Turkey’s best and brightest—until he replaced them with its worst and dimmest.
Labour’s New Anti-Semitism Has Disturbingly Old Roots
Different strains of bigotry have come together under Jeremy Corbyn, and he can't fix it.
He Didn’t Know the Klan Handshake. It Almost Cost Him His Life.
On our podcast: Journalist Vegas Tenold describes the six years he spent with white supremacists.