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Roe Abolition Makes U.S. a Global Outlier

Almost 50 years ago, the United States liberalized abortion laws, and the world followed suit. Today, it joins Iran, North Korea, and Russia in rolling back reproductive rights.

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Ones-and-Tooze-podcast-foreign-policy-series-black-1600x900-social

Ones and Tooze Podcast: Why Air Travel Has Become so Miserable

How flight delays and cancellations became the new normal.

Assault rifles hang on the wall for sale at Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia, on Oct. 6, 2017.
Assault rifles hang on the wall for sale at Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia, on Oct. 6, 2017.

America Is the World’s Gun Store

U.S. sales of lethal firearms aren’t just a domestic issue.

A member of the U.S. Air Force looks on near a Patriot missile battery at the Prince Sultan Air Base in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia on Feb. 20, 2020.
A member of the U.S. Air Force looks on near a Patriot missile battery at the Prince Sultan Air Base in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia on Feb. 20, 2020.

U.S. Aid to Saudi Arabia on Missile Defense Is Not Unconditional 

Biden must make it clear to Saudi leaders that continued ballistic missile cooperation with China will jeopardize U.S. missile defense assistance.

A protester against Chinese repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang
A protester against Chinese repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

How Congress Rallied Against Oppression in Xinjiang

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act was a rare—and messy—bipartisan success.

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks about project labor agreements at Iron Workers Local 5 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Feb. 4.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks about project labor agreements at Iron Workers Local 5 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Feb. 4.

Is America Pushing Human Rights to the Side?

Matthew Duss, a foreign-policy advisor to Sen. Bernie Sanders, appraises the Biden administration’s foreign policy.

A bitcoin ATM is seen at the Clark Street subway station in New York City on June 13.
A bitcoin ATM is seen at the Clark Street subway station in New York City on June 13.

It’s Time for Regulators to Put Crypto Down

A lack of rules has created fraudulent, bubble-driven markets.

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Ones and Tooze Override Photo

The Fed Interest Rate Hike

Plus: Colombia’s critical election on Sunday.

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.

U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Samantha Power testifies.
U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Samantha Power testifies.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies in the U.S. Senate in Washington on Sept. 24, 2020.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies in the U.S. Senate in Washington on Sept. 24, 2020.

Why This Global Economic Crisis Is Different

This is the first time since World War II that there may be no cooperative way out.

Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele (left) escorts Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (center) on his arrival at the Honiara International Airport in Honiara, Solomon Islands, on May 25.
Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele (left) escorts Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (center) on his arrival at the Honiara International Airport in Honiara, Solomon Islands, on May 25.

Don’t Overreact to China’s Solomon Islands Plans

Naval power projection is a long way out for Beijing still.

Mushroom cloud from operation UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE Nevada in 1953
Mushroom cloud from operation UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE Nevada in 1953

Learning to Think Nuclearly Again

A new nuclear era demands strategy, not just arms control.

Fighter jets from the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces during the Union Fortress 8 military demonstration in Dubai, on March 5.
Fighter jets from the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces during the Union Fortress 8 military demonstration in Dubai, on March 5.

What Is Biden’s Policy in the Persian Gulf?

Talk of security guarantees for the UAE and a thaw in Washington-Riyadh relations could enhance—or weaken—U.S. standing in the region.

A soldier in a tank trains in Germany.
A soldier in a tank trains in Germany.

2 Percent Defense Spending Is a Bad Target for NATO

Focusing on military budgets alone hurts the alliance’s relevance.

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American and Iranian flags, with a man removing the Iranian one

America’s Iran Follies

How two decades of misjudgments by Washington helped lead Tehran to the nuclear brink.

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.

People holding pro-Trump flags are shown heading toward the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
People holding pro-Trump flags are shown heading toward the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

The Democratic Paradox

The right to say anything has been a challenge to every democracy that has ever existed.

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