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Mike Pompeo Is Trying to Bluff His Way to a Legacy

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 21:14
Even insurrection didn’t interrupt a tour de force of Twitter bragging.

Bangalore Is the New Shenzhen as Apps Displace Devices

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 21:13
In the global internet economy, India’s tech industry has a leg up on China’s.

‘This Was Like Charlottesville on Steroids’

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 20:23
Security expert Erroll Southers speaks with Foreign Policy on the roots of the Capitol assault.

Miami’s Spanish-Language Media Is Overrun With Trumpist Conspiracies

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 19:58
Right-wing Cuban Americans believe they’re fighting U.S. communism.

Miami’s Spanish-Language Media Is Overrun With Trumpist Conspiracies

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 19:58
Right-wing Cuban Americans believe they’re fighting U.S. communism.

How Biden Can Help Prevent War on Iran—Right Now

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 19:04
Law and precedent bar the new administration from diplomacy before Inauguration Day. But that doesn’t mean its hands are tied.

Morocco Wants Compromise, Not War, in Western Sahara

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 17:31
Pro-Sahrawi U.S. commentators ignore the territory’s history and the international community’s shifting stance toward the conflict.

U.S. Vaccine Rollout Making Slow Progress

Foreign Policy - Tue, 12/01/2021 - 12:04
Although vaccine distribution has not met expectations domestically, the U.S. program is still far ahead of most countries.

Uganda Heads to the Polls, With ‘Dictator’ on the Line

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 23:16
Popular singer Bobi Wine seeks to unseat long-serving President Yoweri Museveni in the election, which has been marred by misinformation.

The United States’ Nuclear Peril Will Outlast This Administration

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 22:46
As observers fear a Trump-initiated strike, deeper problems in the U.S. nuclear posture abound.

The Trump Mob Combined the Worst of Left And Right

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 22:22
The president’s supporters are full of sound and fury, signifying far less than they claim.

The Trump Mob Combined the Worst of Left And Right

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 22:22
The president’s supporters are full of sound and fury, signifying far less than they claim.

Israel and the Emirates Are the Middle East’s New Best Friends

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 21:36
The Abraham Accords didn’t just seal a wary detente. It cemented Israel’s first regional partnership.

West Africa: Democracy ‘a constant process’ top UN official tells Security Council 

UN News Centre - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 20:32
While elections are one-time events, “democracy is a constant process of deliberation and consultation” where dialogue provides an “important arena for the building of national consensus”, the top UN official in West Africa told the Security Council on Monday. 

‘Stop F—ing Lying’: Congress, Trump Officials in Heated Exchange Over Terrorism Designations

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 20:11
Congressional overseers are livid that the administration made major policy changes without prior formal consultations.

UN chief calls for ‘urgent transition’ from fossil fuels to renewable energy 

UN News Centre - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 19:46
Building a global coalition for carbon neutrality by mid-century will be the UN’s “central objective”, the world body’s top official told a conference on climate action on Monday. 

Trump Team Makes Last-Minute Moves to Box In Biden on Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 19:12
On Taiwan, Yemen, and Cuba, the Trump administration is laying political land mines for Biden on its way out the door.

China Breaks Decades of Climate Gridlock

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 18:26
By overturning the principle that the West must decarbonize before developing countries, Beijing has opened the way for real action.

We’re All Brexiteers Now

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 18:13
A look at Swiss politics shows that Euroskepticism is in the United Kingdom to stay.

White Supremacy Created the Capitol Assault

Foreign Policy - Mon, 11/01/2021 - 18:08
The Trojan horse of racism put democracy’s enemies inside its walls.

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