Foreign Policy

Clash of Identities

Avi Shlaim is a groundbreaking Arab-Jewish historian. His memoirs both benefit and suffer from this duality.

By Jordan Michael Smith

War Powers: We Must Do Better Than the Current Monarchism

By Stephen Pomper

The Un-Statesman

For a supposed diplomat, Mike Pompeo really seems to enjoy settling scores.

By Matthew Duss

Beyond TikTok

China’s global media strategy is ambitious and concerning. But its record so far is mixed.

By John Gershman

The Unraisable Issue

Eric Alterman’s history of U.S. views of Israel asks why the topic is so lethal—and minds so unpersuadable.

By Emily Tamkin