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Foreign Affairs (page 4)

September 27, 2022 5:30 am

The Dictator and the Diva

Meet Alla Pugacheva, the Russian pop mega-star who is challenging Putin.
Cathy Young
September 23, 2022 5:30 am

The Weakness of the Strongman

A clearly rattled Putin talks big and resorts to increasingly desperate measures.
Cathy Young
September 23, 2022 5:30 am

What the Ukrainians Need to Succeed

With Putin’s recent moves, we’ve reached what may be the most critical inflection point in the war.
Giselle Donnelly
September 21, 2022 5:30 am

The Six Things You Need to Know About the Hijab Protests in Iran

Women lead the charge.
Shay Khatiri
September 15, 2022 4:42 pm

Failing in the Field, Russia Targets Ukraine’s Civilian Infrastructure

Meanwhile, Putin steps up repression in Russia and more critics flee.
Cathy Young
September 15, 2022 5:30 am

The Ukraine War: How Does It End?

With the possibility of Ukrainian victory in sight, it’s time to start thinking more clearly about the aftermath—drawing lessons from…
Giselle Donnelly
September 15, 2022 5:30 am

Zelensky Reminds Us What Politicians Are Good For

Even the best military needs the skill, savvy, and intuition of a statesman to achieve victory.
Shay Khatiri
September 14, 2022 7:42 am

What Happens After Khamenei Dies?

Iran’s leader is rumored to be dead or dying. Here are three scenarios for what might follow.
Shay Khatiri
September 12, 2022 5:30 am

What It’s Like to Get Texts Every Day From Afghans Fleeing Taliban Persecution

The crisis in Afghanistan never ended—not for the allies we left behind, and not for the volunteers helping them get…
Kate Kovarovic
September 12, 2022 5:30 am

Ukraine’s Momentum, Putin’s Fears

Even the Russian propagandists are starting to lose faith.
Cathy Young