Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy?
Foreign Policy asked nine global experts for their takes on the administration’s agenda.
Russia Thwarts U.S. Bid to Expand Syrian Aid Corridors
But the rival powers strike a compromise that prevents catastrophic shut-off of lifesaving aid to Syrians.
Russian Mercenaries in Africa Aren’t Just There for the Money
Moscow’s geopolitical moves are driving murderous private actors.
Putin Is Testing Biden’s Cyber Resolve
New attacks after the Geneva summit were expected. But Washington doesn’t appear to know how to respond yet.
The Geopolitical Fault Line Behind the Attack on Tbilisi Pride
LGBT rights are at the center of the struggle over Georgia’s Western leanings.
The West Gets Serious With Lukashenko—but Not Serious Enough
New sanctions are already affecting the regime’s behavior. Let’s tighten them.
The Shocking Enormity of Russia’s Botched Pandemic Response
A massive third wave is spreading unchecked, anti-vaxxers are rampant, and the Kremlin’s vaccine diplomacy has failed.
When Humanitarian Aid Becomes a Bargaining Chip
Cross-border access into Syria has become a stress test for Putin and Biden's nascent relationship.
Why Is Ted Cruz Threatening Angela Merkel?
U.S. senators have threatened the Port of Sassnitz with “fatal measures,” but it’s worth asking what would happen if others acted the same way.
Biden Needs an International Organizations Strategy
A U.S. State Department czar should lead a campaign to stop China and Russia from gaining control of multilateral agencies.
Russia Policy Puts Biden Under Pressure Across Europe
Ukraine has the most to gain in Biden’s emerging Russia policy—and the most to lose.
Was the Biden-Putin Summit a Success?
The White House set clear red lines on cyberwar, but don’t expect much progress in the months to come.
Moscow Is Using Memory Diplomacy to Export Its Narrative to the World
Putin is pushing Russian revisionist history to bolster the Kremlin’s influence abroad and its legitimacy at home.
With Sputnik V, Russia Shot Itself in the Foot
High prices, delayed deliveries, and questions about efficacy raise suspicions about Russia’s vaccine diplomacy in Africa.
Biden Looks for a New, New START
But the Kremlin is driving a hard bargain for a new arms control deal.
Putin, Lukashenko Are Reluctant Authoritarian Bros
The rift with the European Union has left Belarus at the mercy of Moscow.