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Abortion rights protesters gather at the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the court's decision to end federal abortion rights protections in Washington on June 26.
Abortion rights protesters gather at the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the court's decision to end federal abortion rights protections in Washington on June 26.

Is Pinkwashing the Future of Post-Roe America?

Global anti-abortion activists have waved off criticism by pointing to their support for LGBTQ rights. But U.S. conservatives may be too extreme for that tactic.

An upside down U.S. flag is shown with the U.S. Supreme Court building in the background.
An upside down U.S. flag is shown with the U.S. Supreme Court building in the background.

America Is Losing Its Value Proposition

The future will not be pretty for the United States if it cannot rediscover some of the idealism that marked its long rise.

Pete Buttigieg stands with his arm around his husband Chasten behind a podium with a U.S. flag in the background.
Pete Buttigieg stands with his arm around his husband Chasten behind a podium with a U.S. flag in the background.

‘Will I See a Gay President in My Lifetime? Absolutely.’

James Kirchick chronicles how the persecution of gay men in Washington tragically altered 20th-century foreign policy.

Ukrainian citizens and supporters attend a silent protest in Poland.
Ukrainian citizens and supporters attend a silent protest in Poland.

Congress Seeks to Declare Putin’s War Genocide

A bipartisan resolution will underscore that Russian war crimes in Ukraine have constituted a genocide.

A US-made CH-47 helicopter flies an 18-meter by 12-meter national flag at a military base in Taoyuan on September 28, 2021.
A US-made CH-47 helicopter flies an 18-meter by 12-meter national flag at a military base in Taoyuan on September 28, 2021.

The Real Stakes of Taiwan

It’s not about democracy. It’s about power.

US service members wait before deploying to Europe.
US service members wait before deploying to Europe.

U.S. Restraint Has Created an Unstable and Dangerous World

Decades of ignoring the menaces posed by Russia and China has led the West to a precipice.

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U.S. State Department

State Department to Appoint New Envoy for Global Racial Justice

The appointment comes as the department grapples with correcting its own spotted record on diversity and inclusion.

An unexploded cylindrical bomb sits amid red flowers in front of a destroyed apartment building.
An unexploded cylindrical bomb sits amid red flowers in front of a destroyed apartment building.

The U.S. Should Start Helping Ukraine Rebuild Now

The West must demonstrate resolve for Ukraine to prosper as a sovereign nation.

Blinken puts his hand on Bennett's upper back in a friendly gesture as the two men stand behind a podium with a placard that reads "Prime Minister's Office"
Blinken puts his hand on Bennett's upper back in a friendly gesture as the two men stand behind a podium with a placard that reads "Prime Minister's Office"

Why Biden Is Trying to Keep Naftali Bennett Afloat

The right-wing Israeli leader’s fragile coalition is vastly preferable to a return of Netanyahu.

People walk past a television screen showing Kim Jong Un speaking in front of a bank of microphones.
People walk past a television screen showing Kim Jong Un speaking in front of a bank of microphones.

Ending North Korea’s Isolation Is the Only Solution Left

It’s time to consider what’s never been tried before.

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FP Live: Assessing Biden’s Foreign Policy With Matthew Duss

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s foreign-policy advisor will answer subscriber questions in this special edition of FP Live.

Mohammad bin Salman is shown with a slight smirk on his face.
Mohammad bin Salman is shown with a slight smirk on his face.

Biden Was Always Going to Need Saudi Arabia

Trying to make Mohammed bin Salman a “pariah” was bound to fail.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with US President Joe Biden prior to their meeting at the 'Villa la Grange' in Geneva on June 16, 2021.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with US President Joe Biden prior to their meeting at the 'Villa la Grange' in Geneva on June 16, 2021.

Biden Is Still Worried About Poking the Russian Bear

“If that’s our attitude, we’re never going to win a war again, ever,” said one U.S. source familiar with the debate.

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Ones and Tooze Override Photo

How Banning Abortion Affects the Economic Lives of Women

Plus: Why the economy today reminds us of the 1970s—and why it doesn’t.

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The Last Days of the Afghan Embassy

The Biden administration shut down a touchpoint for thousands of refugees from Afghanistan—and left its diplomats in agonizing limbo.

McConnell and McCarthy are shown walking away from the White House.
McConnell and McCarthy are shown walking away from the White House.
Kishida, Biden, and Modi stand together in front of a large sign that reads "Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity."
Kishida, Biden, and Modi stand together in front of a large sign that reads "Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity."

Biden’s Economic Plan Leaves Asian Leaders Wanting More

The new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework isn’t quite what Asia-Pacific governments were hoping for.

The remains of a police car in Somalia.
The remains of a police car in Somalia.

Somalia’s al Qaeda Branch Has Gotten ‘Bigger, Stronger, and Bolder’ Since U.S. Exit

As in Afghanistan, Trump’s decisions to withdraw have only emboldened terrorists.

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