Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy?
Foreign Policy asked nine global experts for their takes on the administration’s agenda.
Biden’s Dangerous Doctrine
The administration’s core foreign policy is all about confronting China—and far riskier than Washington seems to realize.
Generation X’s Short Arc of History
Ben Rhodes’s new book about global politics reveals the limits of the Obama administration’s worldview.
The Intellectual Foundations of the Biden Revolution
Why is there no Rooseveltian school of foreign policy? American past and future greatness is unthinkable without it.
Donald Rumsfeld, Iraq War Architect, Dead at 88
The two-time defense secretary’s hubris helped shape twin quagmires for U.S. forces.
The Geopolitics of Empathy
How our understanding—or misunderstanding—of other countries’ perspectives shapes global order.
Biden to Prod Putin on Syria Relief
Russia’s blockage of aid deliveries threatens to make Syria’s humanitarian disaster the worst it’s been since the war began.
Edward Said Saw the Future of Israel and Palestine
How the literary theorist’s life and work shed light on the epic failure of U.S. Middle East policy.
It’s Time to End the ‘Special Relationship’ With Israel
The benefits of U.S. support no longer outweigh the costs.
What Comes After the Forever Wars
An era of U.S. grand strategy is now ending. Here’s what should come next.
Don’t Just Make Foreign Policy for Working Americans. Engage Them in It.
The Biden administration’s new mantra falls one step short.
Why U.S. Cities and States Should Play a Bigger Role in Foreign Policy
Part of making foreign policy work better for Americans is empowering local leaders.
The Sullivan Model
Jake Sullivan, Biden’s “once-in-a-generation intellect,” is facing a once-in-a-generation challenge.
Biden Team’s Embrace of Europe Falls Short on Content
Outcomes, not optics, should be the measure of U.S. policy in Europe.
Biden Revives the Truman Doctrine
His call to wage a global war for freedom echoes the dawn of the Cold War.
Biden’s ‘Foreign Policy for the Middle Class’ Is a Revolution
The new administration is trying to forge a new national consensus on grand strategy that doesn’t privilege the rich.