FA JanFeb 2018 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
1 February 2018

Macron’s World

In 2015, before resigning his position as economy minister in President François Hollande’s government, Emmanuel Macron explained his idea of French democracy

FA NovDec 2017 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
30 November 2017

Why Military Assistance Programs Disappoint

Since the end of World War II, U.S. administrations of both parties have relied on a time-honored foreign policy tool: training and equipping foreign militaries.

FA SeptOct 2017 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
5 October 2017

Pay Up, Europe

Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has a point about Europe and NATO.

FA JulAug 2017 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
7 July 2017

Start-Up Palestine

For decades, Israeli and Palestinian politicians have pursued a political solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict, only to see their hopes dashed again and again.

FA MayJun 2017 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
4 May 2017

The Boom Was a Blip

The global recovery from the Great Recession of 2009 has just entered its eighth year and shows few signs of fading.

FA MarApr 2017 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
6 April 2017

China’s Great Awakening

For decades, outsiders have thought of China as a country where religion and faith play marginal roles.

FA JanFeb 2017 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
31 January 2017

Will the Liberal Order Survive?

During the nineteenth century, the United States played a minor role in the global balance of power.

FA NovDec 2016 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
30 November 2016

How to Succeed in the Networked World

Foreign policy experts have long been taught to see the world as a chessboard, analyzing the decisions of great powers and anticipating rival states’ reactions in a continual game of strategic advantage.

FA SeptOct 2016 Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
30 September 2016

How to Fix Brazil

Brazil has rarely had it so bad. The country’s economy has collapsed: since 2013, its unemployment rate has nearly doubled, to more than 11 percent, and last year its GDP shrank by 3.8 percent, the largest contraction in a quarter century.

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29 July 2016

Germany’s New Global Role

Over the past two decades, Germany’s global role has undergone a remarkable transformation. Following its peaceful reunification in 1990, Germany was on track to become an economic giant that had little in the way of foreign policy.