Regions / Asia & Pacific
The foreign policy team Biden appoints matters less than the world they inherit, policies they pursue, and the pressure they get from progressives.
Biden can immediately reverse some of Trump's most disastrous decisions. And each one can set the stage for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.
Biden may tone down Trump's trade war and bring back some limited human rights advocacy, but there may be more continuity than either administration admits.
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
There's no returning to normal after Donald Trump.
It simply doesn’t make a lot of sense to entrust leadership to a country with a severe personality disorder.
It's going to take more than a change of personnel in Washington to address our decaying climate, public health, and democracy. But it's not too late.
Bolivians overwhelmingly rejected a U.S.-backed coup regime. The U.S. should take it as a sign to abandon regime change — and rejoin the international community.
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
Thailand’s conservative middle classes are now joining populists in a movement against their military-backed system.