Foreign Policy

America’s Anxiety of Influence

The power of the United States is declining—and that's nothing to worry about...

Foreign Policy

UNRWA Has Changed the Definition of Refugee

The U.N.'s agency for Palestinians should stop playing word games and do its job...

Foreign Policy

Trump Escalates Feud With Former CIA Chief Brennan

Four questions on security clearances and their value in Washington...

Foreign Policy

U.S. Lawmakers Press Pompeo to Fix Policy for Diplomat Families

The State Department has scaled back benefits to family members with special needs...

Foreign Policy

He Didn’t Know the Klan Handshake. It Almost Cost Him His Life.

On our podcast: Journalist Vegas Tenold describes the six years he spent with white supremacists...

Foreign Policy

Hollywood Has No Time for Crazy Poor Asians

Asian-American politics don't translate on screen into sensitivity to Singapore's real issues...

Foreign Policy

Pakistan’s Economic Turmoil Threatens China’s Ambitions

The balance-of-payments crisis and likely IMF talks could undermine China’s investments...

Foreign Policy

Pompeo’s Iran Strategy Gets New Team

The new Iran Action Group reassigns one of the most powerful behind-the-scenes officials at the State Department to work on Iran full time...

Foreign Policy

Europe Needs Its Own Charles de Gaulle

There’s nothing wrong with today’s European Union that France’s legendary 20th-century leader didn’t see coming—and didn’t try to fix when he had the chance...

Foreign Policy

Consumer Drones Are Propaganda Tools, Not Killing Machines

The Maduro attack shows that the threat of drones in private hands is all smoke and noise...

Foreign Policy

The U.N. Can’t Bring Peace to the Central African Republic

But it can help solve local conflicts. Here’s how...

Foreign Policy