How Life in Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic
The pandemic is transforming urban life. We asked 12 leading global experts in urban planning, policy, history, and health for their predictions.
Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Robots can actually create jobs — if countries get their trade policies right.
Facing the Future of Work
FP’s editor in chief introduces our July issue on how to adapt to robots, AI, trade wars, and an aging world.
Who Will Care for the Carers?
As populations age, countries will need ever more primary health workers and aides — jobs robots will never do well. So why do we treat these workers so badly?
The New Economy’s Old Business Model Is Dead
Tech companies are used to pairing big revenues with small labor forces. But they’ll soon be forced to become massive job creators.
12 Depressing Previews of America’s Next War
Here’s hoping past performance isn’t an indicator of future success.
Will the USS Gerald Ford be remembered as the doomed Yamato of the carrier era?
What matters most is not how lethal a carrier is, but what threats it can endure.
Edgar on Strategy (I): Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m an anti-strategist
What we are trying to do, and why it's so hard to get there.
Why Obama’s Vision of a Weakened Iran Doesn’t Add Up
President Obama's rosy predictions of a weaker Iran are a dangerous gamble — and one to be deeply skeptical of.
Try to ID these weapons of World War III
A compilation of some of the weapons silhouettes that might make an appearance in the future of war.
Watch the Navy’s New Launch System Sling an 8,000 Pound Sled Like a Pebble
Watch the Navy sling a four ton sled off the deck of an aircraft carrier.
Four slightly insane -- but not entirely unrealistic -- ways that Vladimir Putin could spike the price of oil to save Russia's economy.
What Will 2050 Look Like?
From China’s population to NATO’s irrelevance, we actually know more about the future of the world’s power dynamics than we might think.
Lessons of history for the future of war
Comments at a surprisingly lively panel at the New America/ASU conference on the future of war.