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 2022-01-04 15:24 

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Morocco's Diplomatic Morass...

Despite Washington's about-face on Western Sahara, the erstwhile darling of U.S. policy circles is more isolated than ever....

 2022-01-04 14:34 

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Elections Can't Fix What's Wrong With Libya...

A canceled presidential election might be just what the country needs....

 2022-01-04 11:23 

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Sudan Prepares for Fresh Turmoil After Prime Minister's Exit...

Thousands will take to the streets of Sudan today to show Abdalla Hamdok's resignation won't end calls for civilian rule....

 2022-01-03 21:35 

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To Safeguard Sudan's Democratic Transition, Act Now...

Abdalla Hamdok's resignation has sparked a constitutional crisis. Only international support can keep the country's democratization on track....

 2022-01-03 18:17 

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The Human Cost of Normalizing Assad...

Arab states are welcoming the Syrian president back into the fold. That's bad news for millions of Syrian refugees....

 2022-01-03 18:00 

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Germany Nervously Tests the Indo-Pacific Waters...

A quiet frigate deployment is a sign of muddled policy toward Beijing....

 2022-01-03 17:30 

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Russia Doesn't Have the Demographics for War...

The 1990s collapse in birth rates still impacts Moscow's ambitions....

 2022-01-03 13:10 

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3 Reasons Nuclear Power Has Returned to the Energy Debate...

If we believed our own rhetoric about the climate crisis, support for nuclear would be much higher....

 2022-01-03 12:00 

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Turkey's Tough 2021...

A dismal economy, climate disasters, and political headaches are likely to persist in 2022 as well....

 2022-01-03 10:08 

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Iran Talks Enter Crucial Month...

The Biden administration has warned of thinning patience for weeks. Is January the breaking point?...

 2022-01-02 20:18 

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The Real Philosophy of Emmanuel Macron...

The key to reconciling the French president's many political contradictions is his widely misunderstood philosophical mentor....

 2022-01-02 11:00 

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Love in a Time of War...

Lara Marlowe chronicles an impossible romance against the backdrop of war and journalism....

 2022-01-01 12:00 

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5 Big Foreign-Policy Things We're Watching in 2022...

FP experts identify the important trends and events to look out for in the coming year....

 2022-01-01 11:00 

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2022 Is the Year for a Space Summit...

A disturbing Russian weapons test is yet more proof that new rules are needed....

 2021-12-31 13:00 

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Will 2022 Reboot Latin American Regionalism?...

Increased cooperation could spur policy shifts from migration to medical manufacturing....

 2021-12-31 12:00 

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What in the World?...

A lot happened in 2021. Test your foreign-policy knowledge with our year-end news quiz....

 2021-12-31 11:00 

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The Biden Team Knows Its Iran Policy Is Failing...

Tehran's march toward the bomb has been enabled by the administration's refusal to impose consequences....

 2021-12-31 08:00 

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The Two-State Solution Is Dead—and Liberal Zionists Can't Save It...

The book "Haifa Republic" is a noble effort to salvage a worldview that no longer has anything to offer....

 2021-12-30 22:10 

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Biden's First Year...

Biden wants a new normal, but Trump's shadow looms large....

 2021-12-30 22:00 

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What to Watch in South Asia Next Year...

From the Taliban's hold on power to the omicron variant, these stories could have an outsized impact....

 2021-12-30 21:30 

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How to Stop Darfur's Descent Into Darkness...

The military authorities need to be pushed to protect their own citizens from a staggering rise in violence....

 2021-12-30 21:24 

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An Existential Threat to Europe's Security Architecture?...

What happens next in Ukraine depends on the West's readiness for dialogue, says Russia's ambassador to the United States....

 2021-12-30 18:55 

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India's Religious Minorities Are Under Attack...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on a recent spate of hate speech and violence is deafening....

 2021-12-30 15:00 

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5 Foreign-Policy Trends That Will Make or Break 2022...

Why 2022 could be decisive for Biden....

 2021-12-30 12:00 

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Elections to Watch in 2022...

Next year's contests are set to bring populist reckonings, parliamentary headaches, and a possible democratic crisis or two....

 2021-12-30 12:00 

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The Problem With Sanctions...

From the White House to Turtle Bay, sanctions have never been more popular. But why are they so hard to make work?...

 2021-12-29 22:00 

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The Stories That Could Define China in 2022...

From the threat of omicron to Xi's third term, these are the trends to watch....

 2021-12-29 19:49 

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Biden Set for Putin Call to Ease Ukraine Standoff...

The United States is demanding that Russia roll back more than 100,000 troops on Ukraine's border....

 2021-12-29 17:45 

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Cutting Off Lebanon Won't Stem the Captagon Trade...

Instead of pushing Beirut to the economic brink, Saudi Arabia should address its own amphetamine addiction....

 2021-12-29 15:00 

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Will Honduras's Hernndez Face Justice in New York?...

Extraditing the outgoing president won't be easy, but it's what many citizens want....

 2021-12-29 13:03 

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Biden Doesn't Know What He Thinks About Sanctions...

The United States has committed to combatting corruption—but is hesitating to take on Russia....

 2021-12-29 12:00 

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U.S.-China Relations Hit a Nadir in 2021...

Relations between the world's two largest economic powers are at historic lows....

 2021-12-29 12:00 

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Next Year's Midterms Could Shake Up Biden's Foreign Policy...

Republicans are looking to capitalize on the White House's perceived missteps in Afghanistan and Ukraine....

 2021-12-29 11:52 

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10 Conflicts to Watch in 2022...

Battle deaths may be down, but regional wars continue to rage as great-power confrontations loom, from Ukraine to Taiwan, amid declining U.S. influence....

 2021-12-29 06:00 

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What's in Store for Africa in 2022...

Ethiopia's war and other conflicts in the Horn of Africa region will shape the coming year....

 2021-12-28 15:52 

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A Last-Ditch Effort to Save the Iran Deal...

The eighth round of nuclear talks kicks off this week in Vienna, with U.S. officials saying Iran has only weeks to play ball....

 2021-12-28 15:16 

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China Reckons With Omicron's Specter...

The biggest country to maintain "zero COVID" faces its greatest challenge yet....

 2021-12-28 15:00 

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Fibs About Funding Aren't Espionage, Even When China Is Involved...

The U.S. Justice Department's China Initiative has become dangerously broad....

 2021-12-28 14:10 

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5 Major Diplomatic Disputes That Could Spell More Trouble in 2022...

From the AUKUS fracas to China's bullying tactics in Europe, here are some of the top diplomatic spats from the past year that could haunt us in the next....

 2021-12-28 12:00 

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The Chinese Communist Party's Big Year...

China's government wants the country to have one story, and Xi Jinping is at the center of it....

 2021-12-28 12:00 

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What 2021 Meant for the Fight Against Climate Change...

Time to avoid climate change's worse impacts is running out. What did 2021 change?...

 2021-12-28 12:00 

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Why Can't We Be Friends?...

Biden pledged to restore the United States' alliances. It's been a bigger headache than he anticipated....

 2021-12-28 10:37 

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To End Ethiopia's War, Biden Needs to Correct Course...

A one-sided U.S. approach provided political cover to the TPLF insurgency. Washington now has an opportunity to create the conditions for peace....

 2021-12-28 09:19 

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Biden's 2022 Foreign-Policy To-Do List...

A preview of the challenges the U.S. president should prepare for in the year ahead....

 2021-12-27 20:25 

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How Russia Decides When to Invade...

Past attacks suggest Moscow probably won't move on Ukraine....

 2021-12-27 17:50 

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Without Tutu and Mandela, Is South African Moral Exceptionalism Dead?...

The country could still achieve genuine racial justice after its moral giants have left the stage—but don't count on the ANC government to lead the way....

 2021-12-27 12:00 

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How Ethiopia's Conflict Deepened in 2021...

After more than a year of fighting, is peace is on the horizon—or does wider war loom?...

 2021-12-27 11:00 

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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About 2022...

Start the new year on a bright note: Here are five things to be excited about....

 2021-12-26 12:00 

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The Inevitably Awkward Tokyo Olympics...

Athletes rebuked competitive norms as COVID-19 became the most normal part of the Tokyo Games....

 2021-12-26 12:00 

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In 2021, Lebanon Suffered While the World Looked On...

Skyrocketing inflation, government corruption, and international apathy defined a country in economic free fall....

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