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  1. foreign interests
    Afghanistan’s Crypto LifelineHow the embattled digital currency is shoring up a country in dire straits.
  2. foreign interests
    Ukraine’s New Offensive Is Going Shockingly WellThe stunning advance, which has recaptured more than 3,000 square kilometers of territory, may mark a turning point in the war.
  3. foreign interests
    In Liz Truss, the Era of Boris ContinuesWhat has Johnson’s culture of corruption wrought?
  4. what we know
    What Is Going On at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant?The threat of catastrophic accident persists amid heavy fighting in the area. A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency is en route.
  5. what we know
    Who Really Killed Darya Dugina?The Kremlin says Ukraine was behind the car bombing, but as usual in Russia, speculation points in many directions.
  6. foreign interests
    Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 Years in Russian PrisonThe basketball star told the judge that she hoped the ruling “doesn’t end my life here.”
  7. foreign interests
    Nancy Pelosi Is Creating a Global Military Crisis for No Reason at AllShe’s going to Taiwan as a semi-rogue actor. At best, her trip will accomplish nothing. At worst …
  8. extreme heat
    Fires Break Out Around London As Heat Wave Sets U.K. Temperature RecordEurope’s historic heat wave is breaking more temperature records while firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in France, Spain, and Portugal.
  9. foreign interests
    Biden Has No Choice But to Shake Hands With a MurdererThe crisis in global energy markets is just one of many geopolitical realities forcing the president to go to Saudi Arabia.
  10. foreign interests
    The Martyrdom of Shinzo AbeHis shocking death is of a piece with Japan’s history.
  11. democracy
    Boris Johnson’s Downfall Should Make Americans JealousA parliamentary system such as the U.K.’s would be far more resistant to toxic figures like Trump and toxic ideas like rescinding abortion rights.
  12. foreign interests
    Good-bye, Boris JohnsonHow the king of Brexit fell so far, so quickly.
  13. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Wants to Keep Partying a Little LongerThe extremely embattled PM announced his intention to resign — in a few months.
  14. foreign interests
    This Really, Really, Really Might Be the End for Boris JohnsonAfter the umpteenth scandal of his tenure, the prime minister is rapidly losing support from his political allies.
  15. sports
    Brittney Griner’s All-But-Predetermined Trial BeginsThe WNBA star is likely to be convicted and faces up to ten years in Russian prison.
  16. foreign interests
    U.S. Botched Brittney Griner’s First Chance to Speak to Wife in 4 MonthsThey were set to talk by phone for the first time since the WNBA star was detained in Russia, but the U.S. embassy failed to patch the call.
  17. just asking questions
    Ukraine Is at Its ‘Most Dangerous Point’ of the WarMichael Kofman on Russia’s momentum, how long Putin can weather sanctions, and the trouble with battlefield predictions.
  18. foreign interests
    The Dismantling of Hong KongSince 2019, my hometown has slowly transformed into a brutal, unrecognizable place. Then came Omicron.
  19. foreign interests
    Biden Says Zelenskyy ‘Didn’t Want to Hear’ Invasion WarningMeanwhile, Russia continues to make steady progress taking territory in eastern Ukraine, as Ukrainian forces run out of artillery shells.
  20. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Can’t LoseThe prime minister finally seems on the verge of succumbing to political gravity. He may have a move or two left.
  21. foreign interests
    Russia’s War in Ukraine Is Also a War on the Global Food SystemThe blockade of grain exports is exacerbating already high food prices and raising the risk of famine and instability across the world.
  22. foreign interests
    The War in Ukraine Can Be Over If the U.S. Wants ItThe U.S. needs to broker a peace with Russia before the consequences become still more dire, even if that means letting Putin have Donbas.
  23. foreign interests
    Biden Says U.S. Will Defend Taiwan Against China — or Maybe NotThe president’s comment indicated an aggressive change in policy. The White House quickly walked it back.
  24. foreign interests
    What Is Putin Planning for May 9?The autocrat may declare victory over Ukraine — or expand the scope of his disastrous war.
  25. foreign interests
    U.S. Kind of Confirms It Helped Ukraine Kill Russian GeneralsUnnamed officials say U.S. intel played a critical role in some of Ukraine’s biggest strikes. President Biden reportedly called for the leaks to stop.
  26. foreign interests
    Pelosi Leads House Delegation to Ukraine As War Slowly Grinds OnOne analysis has suggested that Russia’s newest main offensive has stalled.
  27. foreign interests
    Havana Syndrome’s Newest Mystery: Who Gets Paid?The fight over the controversial medical diagnosis is just getting started.
  28. the money game
    Are the Sanctions Against Russia Working or Not?Russia has been able to defend against the West’s efforts to derail its economy, but longer term damage still looms.
  29. foreign interests
    The War in Ukraine Is Shifting, Not EndingThe withdrawal of Russian forces from around Kyiv has provided both respite and new horrors. Now the fighting will intensify elsewhere.
  30. foreign interests
    Did Biden’s Gaffe About Putin Contain a Kernel of Truth?The president insists he isn’t pushing for regime change in Russia. But it’s not clear what endgame he is aiming for.
  31. foreign interests
    Peace Isn’t Coming to Ukraine Any Time SoonA war of attrition looms.
  32. foreign interests
    Ilham Tohti Wants the Uyghurs to Be FreeWhy the imprisoned activist’s work is more urgent than ever.
  33. foreign interests
    Why Putin Has Brought Hell to MariupolThree reasons the battle for the city could have a decisive impact on the war.
  34. foreign interests
    The Left Has Half-Baked Answers on UkraineSome American leftists continue to prioritize ideological comfort over critical thought.
  35. foreign interests
    The Emerging Path to Peace in UkraineAs its losses mount, Russia has moderated its demands and signaled openness to a compromise backed by the west.
  36. foreign interests
    Why China Probably Won’t Send Military Aid to RussiaBeijing has an interest in helping Putin — in ways that don’t expose it to the threat of western sanctions.
  37. foreign interests
    Ukraine Is a War Without EndgameNo side in the conflict seems to have any idea how to avert disaster, be that the ruin of Ukraine, a global recession, or nuclear war.
  38. foreign interests
    When Metallica Took MoscowIn 1991, a massive heavy-metal concert seemed to usher in a new era.
  39. foreign interests
    The Terrible Case for a No-Fly Zone in UkraineDoes NATO really want to start World War III?
  40. foreign interests
    Russia Is the Ally the World Needs Against PutinA nonviolent end to Putin’s rule would pave the path to peace, but is that even possible?
  41. the economy
    The West’s Sanctions on Russia Are Working Too WellCould economic warfare against Vladimir Putin backfire?
  42. vladimir putin
    Putin’s War Looks Increasingly InsaneThe Russian leader refuses to modify his goals, even as the costs mount.
  43. foreign interests
    Is America to Blame for Russia’s War in Ukraine?No, but U.S. policy decisions might have caused it.
  44. foreign interests
    The War in Ukraine Looks Unwinnable (for Everyone)Putin is poised to lose his war of aggression. So is the rest of the world.
  45. ukraine invasion
    Could Putin Go Nuclear in Russia’s War With Ukraine?Putin’s brinkmanship is a reminder that we are only one accident, miscommunication, or powerful psychopath away from nuclear war.
  46. foreign interests
    Russia’s War of Self-DestructionFrom Ukraine’s fierce resistance to the unified global backlash, Putin’s adventure is blowing up in his face.
  47. foreign interests
    Which Russia-Ukraine Take Is Right for You?A menu of possible opinions, with something for every brand of American pseudo-intellectual.
  48. foreign interests
    Is Putin Choosing War in Ukraine?The Russian president has ordered troops over the border, but there’s still a chance to avoid a disastrous full-scale invasion.
  49. foreign interests
    Withdrawing Afghanistan’s Money Is Another Mess for BidenHis plan to divide billions in frozen Afghan funds between 9/11 victims’ families and humanitarian relief is unlikely to help many Afghans.
  50. foreign interests
    Is Another Russian Invasion of Ukraine Inevitable?Diplomacy could still prevent the crisis from spiraling into war, but the window of opportunity is closing.
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