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A Taliban Victory Is Not Inevitable

Tue, 20/07/2021 - 19:46
How to prevent catastrophe in a post-American Afghanistan.

The Founders’ Plague—and Ours

Mon, 19/07/2021 - 23:15
Race, partisanship, and fake news at the dawn of the republic.

China’s Looming Succession Crisis

Mon, 19/07/2021 - 22:21
What will happen when Xi is gone?

What America Owes the Uyghurs

Fri, 16/07/2021 - 13:54
The United States has a legal and moral obligation to try to end the mass atrocities in Xinjiang.

The Missing Chips

Tue, 06/07/2021 - 00:18
Washington and its allies need a shared semiconductor strategy. Only then will they be able to protect their national security and stave off another economic crisis.

A World Without American Democracy?

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 23:50
The global consequences of the United States’ democratic backsliding.

In the Fed We Trust

Wed, 30/06/2021 - 14:10
Inflation will likely subside, and the age of magic money will go on.

The Palestinians Will Not—and Cannot—Be Ignored

Tue, 29/06/2021 - 19:33
A revived Palestinian national movement could upend the status quo.

The Real Vaccine Procurement Problem

Thu, 24/06/2021 - 14:27
Why America should make its supply chain more transparent.

The Threat Reflex

Wed, 16/06/2021 - 18:35
Social norms form the nervous systems of nation-states. Just as physical nervous systems have common pressure points that can trigger predictable mental and physical reflexes, societies have important pressure points, too.

Chronicle of a Defeat Foretold

Wed, 16/06/2021 - 17:37
A review of Carter Malkasian’s “The American War in Afghanistan,” a look at how the U.S. and its NATO allies failed to defeat the Taliban.

Spies Like Us

Tue, 15/06/2021 - 21:05
Technology is enabling nonstate actors to collect and analyze intelligence—sometimes more easily, more quickly, and better than governments.

Xi’s Gamble

Tue, 15/06/2021 - 19:33
Xi has placed China on a risky trajectory, one that threatens the achievements of his predecessors.

Life of the Party

Wed, 09/06/2021 - 17:31
Three recent books serve as reminders that Chinese communism has given rise to a surprising diversity of viewpoints and leadership styles.

The Authoritarian Assault on Exiles

Thu, 27/05/2021 - 00:11
Belarus’s skyjacking reflects a global threat that democracies must confront.

India’s Cascading COVID-19 Failures

Tue, 25/05/2021 - 21:26
The staggering cost of an unscientific response to the pandemic.

Fighting in Gaza Marks the Start of a More Violent Era

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 21:03
The Search for a Two-State Solution is Over.

Afghanistan’s Moment of Risk and Opportunity

Mon, 03/05/2021 - 23:35
The Afghan government views Biden’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan decision as an opportunity and a risk for itself, for Afghans, for the Taliban, and for the region.

Biden Made the Right Decision on Afghanistan

Mon, 19/04/2021 - 03:24
The United States can withdraw from Afghanistan without walking away.

Foreign Affairs LIVE With Ty McCormick

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 18:07
Foreign Affairs Book Event: Beyond the Sand and Sea: One Family’s Quest for a Country to Call Home