Why Is Taiwan Bankrolling a U.S. Lobbyist for Guatemala?
Taipei’s checkbook diplomacy is poised for a showdown with Washington’s anti-corruption agenda.
Is Biden’s Foreign Policy Grade A Material?
More than 30 experts grade the U.S. president’s first year of foreign policy.
What Financial Markets Are Telling Biden About Geopolitics
As Washington crafts its foreign policy, asset prices may offer important guidance.
The U.S. Has a Moral Responsibility to Prevent Assad’s Normalization
The Syrian leader’s crimes will forever be recalled alongside the world’s worst tyrannical butchers.
How Biden Became a Nationalist by Necessity
What the U.S. president’s first year teaches us about him—and the world.
Defining the Biden Doctrine
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sat down with FP to talk about Russia, China, relations with Europe, and year one of the Biden presidency.
Biden and Asia: Modest Progress, Ongoing Confusion
Washington is trying to run three Asia policies at once—and each is missing substance.
Showdown at the Nord Stream Corral
U.S. Senate strikes down sanctions bill on a Russian pipeline project that became a political lightning rod in Washington.
Kazakhstan Exposes the Central Flaw of Biden’s Foreign-Policy Doctrine
Lofty democratic rhetoric can’t compete with autocratic boots on the ground. That should make Washington uncomfortable.
Why Won’t Biden Support Sudan’s Democracy Movement?
The prime minister’s resignation amid ongoing protests mean Washington’s policies need a fresh start.
Biden’s Middle East Strategy Is Ruthless Pragmatism
There’s a single thread connecting the White House approach to the region, from Syria to Saudi Arabia.
‘This Is Not a Washington Tempest in a Teapot’
How the world looked on in horror during the Capitol insurrection.
Why the U.S. Military Isn’t Ready for Civil War
A significant portion of Americans seek the destruction of political authority. What if they succeed?
Biden Set for Putin Call to Ease Ukraine Standoff
The United States is demanding that Russia roll back more than 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s border.
Biden Doesn’t Know What He Thinks About Sanctions
The United States has committed to combatting corruption—but is hesitating to take on Russia.
U.S.-China Relations Hit a Nadir in 2021
Relations between the world’s two largest economic powers are at historic lows.
Next Year’s Midterms Could Shake Up Biden’s Foreign Policy
Republicans are looking to capitalize on the White House’s perceived missteps in Afghanistan and Ukraine.
Biden’s 2022 Foreign-Policy To-Do List
A preview of the challenges the U.S. president should prepare for in the year ahead.
The Iran Nuclear Deal’s Long Year of Negotiations and Uncertainty
2021 saw a change in Iran’s government and on-again, off-again nuclear talks.