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 2021-11-04 16:33 

Foreign Policy

With Haqqanis at the Helm, the Taliban Will Grow Even More Extreme...

The Haqqani network has long been the most lethal and vicious element of the Taliban....

 2021-11-04 07:38 

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OPEC Set to Snub Biden's Production Plea...

Back in Washington after talking climate at COP26, Biden now needs the cartel to pump more oil to keep gas prices low....

 2021-11-03 21:56 

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Rich Countries' Climate Policies Are Colonialism in Green...

At COP26, developed-world governments are working to keep the global south poor....

 2021-11-03 21:33 

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Can China Maintain Its Zero-COVID Policy?...

Despite extremely low case numbers, lockdowns are becoming increasingly disruptive....

 2021-11-03 20:45 

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The Pentagon Wants to Talk About China's Nukes...

China prepares to fight and win a war against the United States, the U.S. Defense Department said in its annual review....

 2021-11-03 20:25 

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Biden's Foreign Policy for the Middle Class Has a Blind Spot...

Enriching middle-class Americans at the expense of their counterparts in the developing world will come back to haunt the United States....

 2021-11-03 20:07 

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After COP26, Scottish Independence Can't Be Fueled by Oil...

The economic case against leaving the United Kingdom is stronger than ever....

 2021-11-03 19:37 

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State Department: Thousands of U.S. Residents Still Stuck in Afghanistan...

The department hasn't made the numbers public, but angry lawmakers are running out of patience....

 2021-11-03 19:36 

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Is the 'Water's Edge' Vanishing in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee?...

Dozens of U.S. ambassador posts abroad sit empty as partisan gridlock in Congress drags on....

 2021-11-03 17:39 

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Time to Act on Bosnia's Existential Threat...

The EU and the United States need to stop making concessions to Serbian secessionist forces backed by Russia....

 2021-11-03 16:35 

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U.S. and Russia Find Some Common Ground—in Space...

A joint U.S.-Russian experiment to study long-term space travel is a rare bit of cooperation between the two rivals....

 2021-11-03 15:48 

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Washington's Blank Check for the United Arab Emirates Must End...

The UAE's bad behavior harms U.S. interests in the Middle East and at home....

 2021-11-03 13:31 

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Colin Powell Showed Black Excellence Is Not Enough...

As a young man, I admired him deeply. Today, I wrestle with my own desire for justice....

 2021-11-03 13:20 

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Ethiopia Faces TPLF Advance and U.S. Trade Threat...

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has issued a call to arms as Tigrayan forces edge closer to the capital....

 2021-11-02 20:09 

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Essential Climate Reads for COP26...

Some of FP's best arguments on ways forward for the world....

 2021-11-02 19:02 

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Why Mexico's Drug Trade Is So Violent...

A new book clears away the many cliches that have come to shroud the transnational business in illegal drugs....

 2021-11-02 17:32 

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The Czech Republic's Political Turnaround Isn't a Liberal Victory...

The democratic bloc ousted the populists, but it doesn't signal a revolution....

 2021-11-02 16:42 

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Jihadi Networks Are More Resilient Than We Think...

The world may be distracted by other threats, but jihadis aren't going away anytime soon....

 2021-11-02 15:38 

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Duterte's Dalliance With China Is Over...

The mercurial leader has realigned Manila with Washington as tensions rise in Asia....

 2021-11-02 10:58 

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Iraqi Voters Want Weaker Militias and a Stronger State...

Election results show citizens want a government that can stand on its own withoutbeing propped up by Iran, the United States, or shadowy militias....

 2021-11-02 10:38 

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Biden Plans Belt and Road Competitor at COP26...

The U.S. president gathers his G-7 counterparts in Glasgow, Scotland, to move the "Build Back Better World" initiative forward....

 2021-11-01 21:46 

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Australia's 'Super' Pension Funds Can Power Global Democracy...

Canberra should start flexing its financial muscle....

 2021-11-01 19:53 

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Boris Johnson's Roman Fantasies...

Blaming the fall of Rome on immigration is an old, wrong, and dangerous idea....

 2021-11-01 19:25 

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A Green Deal at COP26 Can't Be a Green Light for China...

The idea that appeasing Beijing can save the planet is a fantasy....

 2021-11-01 19:11 

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U.S. Eyes Russian Military Movement Near Ukraine...

Echos of the spring's equipment movements are seen as tensions escalate between Moscow and Kyiv....

 2021-11-01 19:00 

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As Afghanistan Nears Collapse, Taliban 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place'...

The country's former intelligence chief said the Taliban are torn between placating their foot soldiers and meeting Afghans' and the international community's expectations....

 2021-11-01 18:03 

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Hollywood Needs to Show Us Life Beyond Climate Disaster...

We need a new model of civilization. Hollywood can help us envision it....

 2021-11-01 17:20 

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Why China May Not Bail Out Evergrande...

A complicated political calculus goes into which businesses Beijing cares about most....

 2021-11-01 11:16 

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Leaders Decide Between Action or Apathy as COP26 Begins...

Failure in Glasgow, Scotland, would leave the Paris Agreement "crumpled," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned....

 2021-11-01 10:00 

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Xinjiang's Oppression Has Shifted Gears...

Militarization is being scaled down as internal surveillance and propaganda increase....

 2021-10-31 11:00 

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Nigeria's Cinematic Witches Were Rooted in Horrifying Reality...

Witch hunts against the poor and vulnerable remain a serious problem....

 2021-10-31 10:00 

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To Save Democracy, America Needs a Mandatory Public Service Program...

An ambitious program for young Americans could help heal the country's divides....

 2021-10-30 11:00 

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Tanzanians Are Very Proud of the Nobel Winner We Haven't Read...

In a country divided over identity and language, literature can be tricky....

 2021-10-30 10:00 

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An Iranian Feminist Vampire Defangs the Patriarchy...

The subversive rebellion of "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night."...

 2021-10-29 21:03 

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What in the World?...

This week in FP's international news quiz: summits galore, a princess in flight, and a real "Great Pumpkin."...

 2021-10-29 20:14 

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Belarus Boots U.S. Diplomatic Staff, Mimicking Putin...

Belarusian strongman Aleksandr Lukashenko seems to have learned that neutering U.S. diplomacy is cost-free....

 2021-10-29 20:08 

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Why the Abraham Accords Won't Bring Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

Regional cooperation didn't lead to peace at the 1991 Madrid Conference—and it won't today....

 2021-10-29 19:14 

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Afghan Crime Wave Adds to Taliban Dystopia...

A rash of robbings, kidnappings, and even killings is aggravating Afghanistan's dire situation....

 2021-10-29 19:14 

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It's Not Too Late to Defeat the Coup in Sudan...

The United States and its allies need to do more than talk about democracy; they must act to defend it....

 2021-10-29 18:49 

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USAID Slow to Make Diversity Promises Come True...

Staff fear ambitious goals won't trickle down to the rank and file...

 2021-10-29 18:37 

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How Jordan Censors Journalists...

The director of the only media outlet in the country to cover the Pandora Papers speaks out....

 2021-10-29 17:42 

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The Developing World Needs Energy—and Lots of It...

At COP26, leaders must find ways to allow much greater economic growth across large parts of the world....

 2021-10-29 16:28 

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Japan's Lower House Elections Will Decide Kishida's Fate...

A "revolving door" premiership would have consequences both at home and abroad....

 2021-10-29 15:15 

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New India Finds an Old Role in a Changing Middle East...

This time, India is not supporting another country's empire but advancing its own interests....

 2021-10-29 15:00 

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Bangladesh's Deadly Identity Crisis...

Attacks on the Hindu community show how the country has turned away from its pluralist heritage....

 2021-10-29 13:35 

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Iran's Emerging New 'Second Europe' Strategy May Be Doomed...

The Raisi administration's apparent new approach has been tried before, unsuccessfully....

 2021-10-29 12:00 

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What a Gangster's Takedown Says About Colombia's Fragile Peace...

The Gulf Clan grew in areas where implementation of the country's 2016 peace deal has lagged....

 2021-10-29 11:00 

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How Werewolves Colonized Brazil...

There are no wolves in the country. But somehow, they keep showing up on screen....

 2021-10-29 10:57 

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Don't Blame America's Wealthy. Blame the Game....

A Trump administration tax law was supposed to spur investment in disadvantaged communities. It didn't work that way....

 2021-10-29 10:41 

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Sudan's Coup Is a Gamble That Nobody Will Care...

The Sudanese military seized power expecting not to face resistance at home or abroad. That's wishful thinking....

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