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Amazon’s New Africa HQ Pits Indigenous South Africans Against Each Other

Foreign Policy - Sat, 28/01/2023 - 17:09
The planned development will bring jobs, but raises questions about who speaks for Khoi and San peoples, what is sacred, and how to commemorate injustice.

Can Kazakhstan Bury Its Nuclear Past?

Foreign Policy - Sat, 28/01/2023 - 12:00
Forgetting the site where Russia became a nuclear power comes with its own risks.

What in the World?

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 20:56
Test yourself on the week of Jan. 21: India blocks a film, Ukraine gets tanks, and Peru battles growing protests.

Erdogan’s Turkey Faces a Growing Exodus Ahead of Elections

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 20:52
Fed up with the economy and a political crackdown, young Turks are increasingly looking abroad to find their futures.

China Doesn’t Want a U.S. Debt Default

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 19:45
Washington takes on financial risks that Beijing can’t afford.

Modi Is Muzzling Big Tech

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 19:33
Silicon Valley has spent years courting India, but its companies face an increasingly tricky censorship minefield in the world’s largest democracy.

Will Tanks Turn the Tide for Ukraine?

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 18:50
Germany and the United States are sending Leopards and M1 Abrams tanks—but Washington’s desired endgame is still a mystery.

Subscriber Questions on Ukraine, Answered

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 18:40
German tanks, Russia’s looming offensive, and what the global south is waiting for.

Why Saudi Arabia Doesn’t Want Iran’s Regime to Fall

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 16:34
Riyadh seeks to leverage ongoing anti-government protests to extract geopolitical concessions from Tehran—not effect regime change.

Brazil and Uruguay Give South American Trade an Adrenaline Shot

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 14:00
Members of the customs union Mercosur pledge to ease internal trade and explore new deals abroad.

France Recalls Burkina Faso Ambassador Ahead of Troop Withdrawal

Foreign Policy - Fri, 27/01/2023 - 12:16
Wagner Group liaisons have reportedly already been seen in the country.

Ukraine’s Makeshift Army Is Getting More Misfit Toys

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 23:42
Western tanks pack a punch. They also bring a long tail.

On Republic Day, India Looks to Deepen Middle East Ties

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 23:31
New Delhi hosted the Egyptian president as a guest of honor, reflecting growing strategic interests in the region.

Will Less Democracy Kill Israel’s Tech Sector?

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 21:52
Several firms pull investments over Bibi’s plan to weaken the judiciary.

U.N. Rapporteur: Myanmar Crisis ‘Has Been Forgotten’

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 20:32
Two years after the coup, the world has moved on, but many Burmese can’t.

Andrej Babis’s Scorched-Earth Bid for the Czech Presidency

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 19:52
The populist former prime minister has tried to blow up the second round of voting in a race he’s almost certain to lose.

Turkey’s Still Got Beef With NATO Aspirants

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 19:51
With Sweden’s bid stalled, Finland may decide to go at it alone.

What China Can Learn From Japan—and Alexander the Great

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 18:31
It’s time for Beijing to reexamine its long-standing sense of purpose.

India Banned a Documentary. Students Are Watching Anyway.

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 11:00
Twitter may comply with India’s rules, but university students in New Delhi won’t.

Mexico’s Government Is on Trial in New York

Foreign Policy - Thu, 26/01/2023 - 09:43
A former Mexican security official’s corruption charges reveal the hidden politics of the drug trade.