Outdated U.S. Policies Are Helping Iran Censor Its Citizens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.
Huawei Is Bad for Business
The Chinese telecommunications firm is risky for companies, not just governments.
Russia Can’t Afford to Block Twitter—Yet
Online censorship is bogged down in technical difficulties.
‘Smart’ Cities Are Surveilled Cities
When everyone and everything is connected, the door is open to all kinds of digital threats.
Biden Plans Big Pledge on U.S. Emissions Cuts
Washington wants to reclaim climate leadership and get other major countries to ramp up ambitions.
You Say ‘Coup,’ I Say ‘Koo’
India is a warning about unintended consequences for those looking to regulate Big Tech in the United States.
Big Talk on Big Tech—but Little Action
In both the U.S. and EU, antitrust and regulatory efforts against Facebook, Google, and Amazon are gaining traction. But no one’s about to break them up.
What Is It to Be Human Anymore?
Walter Isaacson explores the future of gene editing. But that future is already here, and it’s more than a bit scary.
Scarcity and Ethics
The pandemic is offering a crash course to wealthy countries on dealing with problems they can’t buy their way out of.
The World Must Regulate Tech Before It’s Too Late
We urgently need a global ethical consensus on how far technological advances can go.
To Democratize Vaccine Access, Democratize Production
U.S. and European COVID-19 shots aren’t enough. It is time to tap into Africa, Asia, and Latin America’s enormous production capacity.
Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War
So far, policymakers have maintained strong ties with both nations. In 2021, they may face a point of no return.
How Did India Manage to Build an Advanced Fighter Jet Like the Tejas?
When it comes to sensitive industries like defense, democracy and the rule of law do matter.
America Needs a Supercharged Space Program
It could build entire industries, create new jobs, green the economy—and unite the country behind a common purpose.
Our Top Weekend Reads
Washington under siege, peace building lessons from Nigeria, and a potential crisis for China’s aviation industry.
Why Facebook Is Right to Pull the Plug on Australia
This isn’t about regulating Big Tech. It’s about fleecing foreigners for news that Australians no longer want to pay for.
Semiconductors and the U.S.-China Innovation Race
The lifeblood of high-tech industries, semiconductors are at the heart of intensifying U.S.-China strategic and economic competition. Escalating trade tensions between these two superpowers and a range of protective measures have had cascading impacts that are threatening global supply chains, firms’ competitiveness, and end-users’ access to these vital materials. FP Analytics' Special Report examines the interconnectivity and fragility of global supply chains and the central role of Taiwan in global tech competition.
China’s Potemkin Aviation Can’t Survive Without Washington’s Help
Biden has a hard choice to make regarding Trump’s limits on airliner tech.