The looming decision, following China’s imposition of a new security law for the former colony, could be a prelude to even tougher U.S. actions against Beijing.
The sprawling conspiracy theory has mutated across borders.
Principled anti-war movements are in danger of being co-opted by opportunistic authoritarians.
The old U.S.-led order has crumbled. What will replace it may be just what the world—and the United States—needs.
Using Hindutva ideology, India’s leader is restyling the country as one with only the trappings of democracy.
Apesar de constituírem mais de metade da população, pessoas negras continuam lutando pelo seu direito de viver.
Russian and Chinese influence in Serbia is growing. The EU needs to step up its game to avoid being sidelined.
King Abdullah is young and healthy, but it’s never too early to introduce the country’s next ruler, Crown Prince Hussein, to key U.S. officials.
Thanks to the pandemic, demand is flattening faster than expected. In turn, the energy economy could transform sooner rather than later.
The future has rarely seemed bleaker for free-market democracy—but small changes can bring it roaring back.
Although the United States is still the worst-hit country, India’s cases show no signs of decreasing.
In Moscow, the Kremlin attacks U.S. racism while the liberal opposition ignores it, or worse.
Doctors Without Borders staff are pushing back against institutional racism, reflecting a growing debate in the aid community over the legacies of colonialism.
A Russian-Chinese veto threatens lifesaving aid to starving Syrians—but Moscow doesn’t care what anyone thinks anymore.
The increasingly narrow backgrounds of reporters distort coverage at home and abroad.
A supposed national security law in the Philippines is being used to silence dissenting voices.
More than a million scholars face an uncertain future as the Trump administration cracks down on immigrants of any stripe.
From a pandemic to geopolitics, for families and businesspeople caught by border closings, things are going from bad to worse.
The Broadway musical offers lessons on everything from regime change to balancing ideals and interests.
Disastrous and erratic policies demand a stronger response.
One of the few remaining scholars openly standing against Xi Jinping is a reformist, not a revolutionary.
George Kent, promoted to a new rank in the senior foreign service, has avoided the grim fate of other impeachment witnesses.
Ankara has shut down an institution founded by religious conservatives and is attacking social media companies because it wants to stop young Turks from accessing a free academic and media environment.
Around the world, security forces use forced displacement as a means of sorting populations. To fix the global displacement crisis, it’s critical to understand how and why they do it.
A social revolution could transform domestic policy—but it won’t change the way policy is conducted abroad.
Incumbent Andrzej Duda is no longer coasting to re-election. Has the pandemic ripped up the right-wing populist playbook?
Well-meaning green stimulus plans fall far short of what’s needed for the climate and the economy.
“China is just pushing on all fronts,” a former defense official told Foreign Policy. “I’m worried at some point that the dam is going to break somewhere.”
Turkey is standing in the wreckage of a foreign-policy adventure with no discernable strategy.
As U.S. policymakers grapple with systemic racism, it’s time to start tapping the expertise of diasporas.
The world’s largest democracy surpasses Russia to become the country with the third-highest number of COVID-19 cases. Pakistan and Bangladesh are seeing increases, too.
Hong Kong’s cruel new law doesn’t just affect the city.
When it comes to meeting with Kim Jong Un, the administration is still sending mixed messages.
To win in November, Democrats must avoid being lured into Trump’s culture war.
The Russian president may seem invincible, but the descent of his Belarusian comrade may hint at what’s to come.
One of the Middle East’s most westernized outposts is falling apart—and looking east for a soft landing.
Russia and China vetoed an attempt to maintain current humanitarian aid flows. The U.N. Security Council has until Friday to find a solution.
Western firms say they won’t comply with the new national security law in Hong Kong.
Beijing’s new security law may cause mass emigration in Hong Kong.
Times are dark, but civil society is quietly growing.
As military expenditure soars in Pakistan despite an unprecedented economic catastrophe, Khan’s power looks to be waning.
Once an anti-Trump firebrand, the Mexican president knows he needs his U.S. counterpart—and isn’t taking any chances on the November election.
Conventional wisdom holds that New Delhi will turn to Washington as it increases competition with Beijing. But Moscow’s importance cannot be ignored.
The alliance has been so focused on Moscow that it has missed Beijing’s growing clout across Europe.
The golden era of British-Chinese relations quickly eroded—left in its place is a Conservative Party deeply divided on how to approach Beijing.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified on Trump’s withholding of aid to Ukraine, faced a White House block to further promotion.
As Germany takes over the EU presidency, the country’s chancellor has an opportunity to tackle some unfinished business.
If the United States can’t stop a virus at home, there’s no reason to think it should ever try running another country.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador makes the journey to Washington as his country seeks support for an ailing economy.
Britain, Taiwan, and many other countries are welcoming Hong Kongers as they scramble to leave before Beijing cracks down.