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FP-Ro, ediția în limba română a publicației americane Foreign Policy, relansată ca proiect media independent și non-profit – unic prin conținut și calitate, audiență și forul profesional inițiat



A Decade of Global Thinkersianuarie 2019



concept

  • redacția de la Washington “explică americanilor cum funcționează lumea, și lumii cum funcționează Statele Unite” – prin abordări originale, autori reputați și ilustrații creative
  • redacția de la București adaugă perspective locale – idei din:
    • Agenda Europeană / Agenda Atlantică / Agenda Euro-Asiatică – dinamici relevante, idei de racordare
    • plus FPro Talks with Global Thinkers – conversații cu global thinkers / leaders, despre mega-tendințe internaționale din politică, economie, tehnologii, cultură, ghidate de experți și lideri locali

public

  • profesioniştii din administraţie și politic, diplomaţie şi armată, economie şi afaceri, universitate și cultură – şi tinerii care își pregătesc cariere în aceste domenii
    • în marja relansării FP-Ro a fost inițiat Forumul Strategic – devenit o întreprindere independentă


edițiile internaționale


summer 2022

The Back to the Future Issue – FP, 1.07.22
Delving into the past to make sense of current affairs. By Ravi Agrawal, the editor in chief of Foreign Policy

Does Putin’s War Mark a New Period in History? – FP, 1.07.22
It has been only two years since the start of another world crisis thought to mark a new era. By David A. Bell, a professor of history at Princeton University

The Classic Cold War Conundrum Is Back – FP, 1.07.22
It is impossible to forget Russia’s violent and repressive actions in Ukraine, but it is necessary to deal with them to avoid escalation. By M.E. Sarotte, the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis distinguished professor of historical studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

A New Cold War May Call for a Return to Nonalignment – FP, 1.07.22
Why a growing number of countries want to avoid getting stuck in a great-power tussle—again. By Shivshankar Menon, the chair of the Ashoka Centre for China Studies and a visiting professor at Ashoka University

  • Is Using Nuclear Weapons Still Taboo? – FP, 1.07.22
    The world is starting to forget the realities of nuclear weapons. By Nina Tannenwald, a senior lecturer in political science at Brown University and the author of The Nuclear Taboo
  • The Art of the Arms Race – FP, 1.07.22
    To avoid disaster, the United States must relearn crucial Cold War lessons. By Hal Brands, the Henry A. Kissinger distinguished professor of global affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Beijing Is Used to Learning From Russian Failures – FP, 18.04.22
The invasion of Ukraine is offering useful lessons for the PLA. By Oriana Skylar Mastro, a center fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and Derek Scissors, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

The 1970s Weren’t What You Think – FP, 1.07.22
Yes, fiscal and monetary policy seemed stuck for too long in expansionary mode. But the era also saw the rebalancing of the world economy. By Adam Tooze, a columnist at Foreign Policy and director of the European Institute at Columbia University

The Intellectual Catastrophe of Vladimir Putin – FP, 13.03.22
The meaning of Russia’s war in Ukraine is its own national weakness. By Paul Berman, the author of, among other books, Power and the Idealists

  • Liberalism Isn’t Dead—but It’s Very Sick – FP, 10.05.22
    In two new books, Yascha Mounk and Francis Fukuyama try to cure the patient. By James Traub, a columnist at Foreign Policy and nonresident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation
  • Who Got China Wrong? – FP, 24.04.22
    Two books take very different approaches on the past and future of engagement. By Bob Davis, a reporter who covered U.S.-China economic relations for decades for the Wall Street Journal

spring 2022

The Contest of the Century – FP, 14.04.22
How to navigate the U.S.-China relationship. By Ravi Agrawal, the editor in chief of Foreign Policy

What Exactly Is America’s China Policy? – FP, 14.04.22
The United States needs to right-size the China threat to know how to counter it. By Andrew J. Nathan, a professor of political science at Columbia University

How Beijing Sees Biden – FP, 14.04.22
For decades, Chinese leaders thought they knew the man who would become America’s 46th president. But he was changing all along. By Melinda Liu, Newsweek’s Beijing bureau chief

The Dangers of China’s Decline – FP, 14.04.22
As China’s economic miracle fades, its leaders may become more inclined to take risks. By Hal Brands, the Henry A. Kissinger distinguished professor of global affairs at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies

Generation Snitch – FP, 14.04.22
How censorship, nationalism, and wealth have shaped young Chinese. By Tracy Wen Liu, an author, reporter, and translator

Putin’s War Is Europe’s 9/11 – FP, 28.02.22
The continent has finally woken up to the necessity of hard power. By Caroline de Gruyter, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

Russia and Ukraine Are Trapped in Medieval Myths – FP, 26.02.22
A shared past underpins—and worsens—the conflict. By Kristaps Andrejsons, a journalist in Latvia and the creator of The Eastern Border podcast

Russia Is Reenacting Its Georgia Playbook in Ukraine – FP, 22.02.22
False claims of military withdrawal followed by recognition of breakaway regions is a tried and tested Kremlin strategy. By Natia Seskuria, an associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute

There Is a West – FP, 7.03.22
The crisis in Ukraine has reminded the United States and Europe that they have a purpose in the world. By James Traub, a columnist at Foreign Policy and nonresident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation

How to Make a Carbon Club Work – FP, 29.11.21
The Canadian system is a promising—and politically palatable—prototype for other large emitters. By Marisa Coulton, a freelance international affairs reporter based in Montreal

Kazakhstan’s Protests Aren’t a Color Revolution – FP, 1.11.21
The country’s widespread popular demonstrations transcended class, region, and politics—making them distinct from those in Belarus and Ukraine. By Erica Marat, an associate professor at the National Defense University’s College of International Affairs, and Assel Tutumlu, an assistant professor in international relations at Near East University

How Leftist Theory Stopped Making Sense – FP, 21.12.21
Progressive thinkers tried to explain ever more of the world—and found themselves explaining nothing at all. By John-Baptiste Oduor, an editor at Jacobin Magazine

The Harsh Price of U.S. Profit in Latin America – FP, 9.01.22
Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel “Harsh Times” is an acid denunciation of corporate interests’ role in establishing U.S. power. By Lucas Iberico Lozada, a writer and teacher who lives in Philadelphia and Los Angeles, where he is a Dornsife fellow in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California


winter 2022

Democracy Is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It – FP, 7.01.22
And why we can’t afford to fail. By Ravi Agrawal, the editor in chief of Foreign Policy

10 Ideas to Fix Democracy – FP, 7.01.22
Foreign Policy asked leading thinkers for their best (and sometimes uncomfortable) advice. By Lee Drutman, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Yascha Mounk, Eduardo Porter, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Josh Rudolph, Marietje Schaake, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Fareed Zakaria, Shoshana Zuboff

Why the U.S. Military Isn’t Ready for Civil War – FP, 4.01.22
A significant portion of Americans seek the destruction of political authority. What if they succeed? By Stephen Marche

Party Animals – FP, 7.01.22
New books assessing democracy suggest how to fix things—but it’s complicated. By Jan-Werner Mueller

What if Democracy and Climate Mitigation Are Incompatible? – 7.01.22
Elected officials work through compromise, but a warming planet waits for no one. By Cameron Abadi

It’s Time to Be Honest About Fossil Fuels’ Role in Energy Transition – FP, 15.11.21
As soaring fuel inflation turns into a political risk, Biden needs a smarter energy policy fast. By Brenda Shaffer, a faculty member at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Global Money Shifts to India as Xi Cracks Down on Tech – FP, 7.01.22
But the sudden flood of capital is not as good for India as it looks. By Bhaskar Chakravorti, the dean of global business at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

The Chinese Communist Party Still Thinks It Owns the Future – FP, 21.11.21
Outsiders might see a peaking power, but China’s leaders don’t. By Nathaniel Sher, a policy analyst based in Washington, D.C., and Sam Bresnick, a writer and editor based in Washington, D.C

Olaf Scholz’s Quiet Revolution in German Economics – FP, 8.10.21
A new generation of economists is changing the culture of German—and European—policymaking. By Caroline de Gruyter, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

Time to Act on Bosnia’s Existential Threat – 3.11.21
The EU and the United States need to stop making concessions to Serbian secessionist forces backed by Russia. By Majda Ruge, a senior policy fellow with the Wider Europe program at the European Council on Foreign Relations


fall 2021

Sea Power Makes Great Powers – FP, 10.10
History reveals a country’s rise and decline are directly related to the heft of its navy. So why is the United States intent on downsizing? By Jerry Hendrix

Float, Move, and Fight – FP, 10.10
How the U.S. Navy lost the shipbuilding race. By Alexander Wooley

America Isn’t Exceptional Anymore – FP, 1.09
The United States can no longer claim to be the leader of the free world if it abandons strategic allies and vulnerable civilians. By Mina Al-Oraibi, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the editor in chief of the National

Ideological Competition With China Is Inevitable—Like It or Not – FP, 16.08
Beijing recognizes promoting human rights and democracy is an ideological challenge. So should Washington. By Nathan Levine, a China advisor at the Asia Society Policy Institute

The Slow but Steady Strengthening of Europe’s Values – FP, 19.08
Democratic principles were largely irrelevant to the EU’s founding—but are at the center of the project today. By Caroline de Gruyter, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

The Balkans Don’t Believe the EU Anymore – FP, 25.08
The European Union’s next candidates for accession have realized the process is leading nowhere—and are acting accordingly. By Benjamin Haddad, the director of the Future Europe Initiative at the Atlantic Council in Washington, and Damir Marusic, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council


summer 2021

All Great-Power Politics Is Local – FP, 24.08
When it comes to building international power, there’s growing reason to think that foreign policy barely matters. By Stephen M. Walt, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University

Fuzzynomics and 12 Other Attempts to Name Our New Era – FP, 9.07.21
We asked leading economists and thinkers to define the post-pandemic age.

The Bidenomics Revolution – FP, 9.06.21
If he succeeds, the president will cast 40 years of economic doctrine on history’s ash heap. But that’s a big if. By Michael Hirsh

Industrial Policy Saved Europe’s Vaccine Drive – FP, 10.05.21
The EU got its act together not by banning exports but through classic cooperation with industry. By Caroline de Gruyter, a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad and a columnist at Foreign Policy

Big Agriculture Is Best – FP, 18.04.21
The United States’ industrialized food system moved millions of people out of poverty and is better for the environment, too. By Ted Nordhaus, Dan Blaustein-Rejto


spring 2021

The Biden 100-Day Progress Report – 23.04.21
We asked 25 experts to grade the administration’s start on foreign policy.

The Anthropocene Is Overrated – 16.04.21
The way we talk about climate change and our effect on the planet is all wrong—and increasingly dangerous. By David Sepkoski

Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi Have One Last Job – 1.04.21
The U.S. treasury secretary and the Italian prime minister have spent decades shaping this economy. But can they control what comes next? By Adam Tooze



winter 2021

50th Anniversary

America and the World: How to Build Back Better – 15.01.21
Looking back on 50 years of U.S. foreign policy and the lessons they hold for Washington today.
By Jonathan Tepperman, Fareed Zakaria

The Case for a Middle Path in U.S. Foreign Policy
Neither pure isolationism nor unchecked internationalism has served the United States well. It’s time for a third option. By Charles A. Kupchan

The Return of Containment
What the Cold War policy means for our current moment. By Deborah Welch Larson

Looking Back

Wonks Gone Wild
In FP’s 50 years, its writers’ forecasts have ranged from prescient to spectacularly wrong. That’s because the field of international relations rewards catastrophic thinking. By Daniel W. Drezner

When U.S. Foreign Policy Went Wrong
How to spot a bad concept when you see it. By Charli Carpenter

The Rise and Fall and Rise (and Fall) of the U.S. Financial Empire
The dollar is dead. Long live the dollar. By Adam Tooze

America Abandoned Its Economic Prophet. The World Embraced Him.
John Kenneth Galbraith was an intellectual celebrity 50 years ago—and it would be a mistake to ignore him today. By James K. Galbraith

50 Years of Media and Foreign Policy

The First Draft of History
Why the decline of foreign reporting makes for worse foreign policy. By Janine di Giovanni

FP Looks Back
Archival passages from writers such as Hillary Clinton, Kofi Annan, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and more show where we’ve been—and where we’re heading.

Consensus Lost
How FP set out to change the world. By Justin Vaïsse

Global Thinkers

The World After the Coronavirus
We asked 12 leading thinkers to predict what happens in 2021 and beyond. By John R. Allen, Laurie Garrett, Richard N. Haass, G. John Ikenberry, Kishore Mahbubani, Shivshankar Menon, Robin Niblett, Joseph S. Nye Jr., Shannon K. O’Neil, Kori Schake, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Stephen M. Walt

The Next 50 Years of Foreign Policy
A survey of experts offers predictions on the future of U.S. leadership and geopolitical dominance.



fall 2020

The Most Important Election. Ever – FP, 25.09.20
Why the fate of the American republic—and the world—could depend on what happens Nov. 3. By Michael Hirsh

The Real Hacking Threat – FP, 25.09.20
It doesn’t matter if Russia actually sways the vote. What matters is whether Americans think it did. By Elisabeth Braw, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

Emerging Stronger From the Great Lockdown – FP, 9.09.20
The managing director and the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund lay out a strategy for sustained recovery. By Kristalina Georgieva, Gita Gopinath

Culture Shock – FP, 15.08.20
Eight voices on the future of entertainment, culture, and sports. By Audrey Azoulay, Rahul Bhatia, Rick Cordella, Mark C. Hanson, Baltasar Kormakur, Jonathan Kuntz, David Clay Large, James S. Snyder

Why Europe Wins – FP, 24.09.20
Everyone writes off the European Union as dull and prone to fracture. But the last decade shows that Brussels is smarter than Beijing, London, Moscow, and Washington. By Andrew Moravcsik

Don’t Believe the Hype. Wealth Taxes Are Nothing New – FP, 14.08.20
Lessons from ancient Greece and Islamic finance for creating a tax that will benefit the poor—and the wealthy, too. By Ibrahim Khan

Let’s Make Women’s Power Culturally Acceptable – FP, 3.09.20
Twenty-five years on from the Beijing Platform, the world has made important advances in gender equity. The next step is to ensure that women claim their rights not just in theory but also in practice. By Rachel Vogelstein, the director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Jennifer Klein

The Tragic Romance of the Nostalgic Western Liberal – 15.08.20
Anne Applebaum wants to understand rising illiberalism but is clinging to a Cold War moral framework that no longer applies. By Ivan Krastev, the chair of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria


summer 2020

The Future of the State – FP, 16.05.20
Ten leading global thinkers on government after the pandemic. By James Crabtree, Robert D. Kaplan, Robert Muggah, Kumi Naidoo, Shannon K. O’Neil, Adam Posen, Kenneth Roth, Bruce Schneier, Stephen M. Walt, Alexandra Wrage

Crises Only Sometimes Lead to Change. Here’s Why – FP, 4.07.20
The coronavirus pandemic won’t automatically lead to reforms. Great upheavals only bring systemic change when reformers have a plan—and the power to implement it. By Sheri Berman

To Fight Inequality, the United States Needs an FDR. Can Biden Deliver? – FP, 4.07.20
The COVID-19 crisis could lead to a modern-day New Deal—but only if Democrats have the courage to replace failed economic policies with radical reforms. By Robert Kuttner

Welcome to the Post-Leader World – FP, 4.07.20
The United States has abdicated its dominant role. Here’s how to fill the gap. By Oona Hathaway, Scott J. Shapiro

This Is What the Future of Globalization Will Look Like – FP, 4.07.20
The pandemic proved, once and for all, that the world can’t be flat. But global trade can recover—if we rewrite the rules. By Henry Farrell, Abraham Newman

Why Race Matters in International Relations – FP, 19.06.20
Western dominance and white privilege permeate the field. It’s time to change that. By Kelebogile Zvobgo, Meredith Loken

Welcome Back to Kissinger’s World – FP, 7.06.20
Neoconservatism has died, and liberal internationalism is discredited. Perhaps it’s time to return to the ideas of one of the last century’s greatest realists. By Michael Hirsh

China Has Two Paths to Global Domination – FP, 22.05.20

How Muscle Works in Moscow – FP, 14.06.20
Understanding “krysha,” the word that explains why Russian life is all about having the right kind of protection. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy