The Best of Foreign Policy
10+ most popular Foreign Policy articles, as voted by our community.
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Foreign Policy on Immigration
How Technology Is Changing Immigration Lines
Smile, you’re on camera. If you ever get there.
Foreign Policy on International Relations
Why Race Matters in International Relations
Western dominance and white privilege permeate the field. It’s time to change that.
Why Is Mainstream International Relations Blind to Racism?
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
Foreign Policy on Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Epiphanies from Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Nicholas Taleb has made a career of going against the grain, and he has been successful enough that the title of his book The…
Foreign Policy on Politics
International Relations Theory Suggests Great-Power War Is Coming
According to IR textbooks, the United States, Russia, and China are on a collision course.
China’s Belt and Road to Nowhere
Xi Jinping’s signature foreign policy is a “shadow of its former self.”
Foreign Policy on Russia
Putin’s Thousand-Year War
The reasons for his anti-Western enmity stretch back over Russia's entire history, and will be with us for a long time.
«“Eurasianism is an imperial idea because it offers a way to reconcile the unity of the people as a whole and their diversity,” O’Neill said. “It’s difficult to do that if you don’t have an empire.”»
Russia and Ukraine Are Trapped in Medieval Myths
A shared past underpins—and worsens—the conflict.
Foreign Policy on Switzerland
Switzerland Is Choosing Austerity Over Life
Why Switzerland became one of the world's worst coronavirus hotspots.
Foreign Policy on War
The Drone War in Ukraine Is Cheap, Deadly, and Made in China
Crowdsourced donations are fueling eyes in the sky.
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Why Quantum Computing Is Even More Dangerous Than Artificial Intelligence
The world already failed to regulate AI. Let’s not repeat that epic mistake.
How Countries Use Food to Win Friends and Influence People
From Denmark to Peru, gastrodiplomacy has gone mainstream.
An Afghan in Ukraine
She fled Kabul for safety in Kyiv. Now the 23-year-old is facing war again.
Does Putin’s War Mark a New Period in History?
It has been only two years since the start of another world crisis thought to mark a new era.
How Xi Just Saved the World
In a little-noticed speech this week, China permanently changed the global fight against climate change.
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