Best of FP 2024

AI Is Winning the AI Race – FP, 19.06.23
Success isn’t just staying ahead of China. By Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, the president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Matt Sheehan, a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

AI’s Gatekeepers Aren’t Prepared for What’s Coming – FP, 19.06.23
What was once a diffuse technology is now increasingly controlled by a handful of tech companies. Governments need to catch up. By Paul Scharre, the vice president and director of studies at the Center for a New American Security

AI Has Entered the Situation Room – FP, 19.06.23
Data lets us see with unprecedented clarity—but reaping its benefits requires changing how foreign policy is made. By Stanley McChrystal, a retired four-star U.S. Army general and an advisor to Rhombus Power, and Anshu Roy, the founder and CEO of Rhombus Power

The White House’s Case for Industrial Policy – FP, 2.03.232
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai counters critics who say the United States is fostering unfair competition. By Ravi Agrawal, the editor in chief of Foreign Policy

The World Will Regret Its Retreat From Globalization – FP, 24.03.23
Trade and financial flows have fallen well below their peaks, and poorer countries will bear the brunt. By Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University’s Dyson School and the author of, most recently, The Future of Money

Ukraine’s War Has Finally Made Europe a Home – FP, 27.02.23
Russia’s invasion has made Europeans more emotionally attached to the continent than ever before. By Caroline de Gruyter, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

Europe’s Losers Have Become Its Winners Again – FP, 25.05.23
The balance of power in Europe is changing—just as it always has. By Caroline de Gruyter, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a Europe correspondent for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

NATO’s Remarkable Revival – FP, 11.09.23
But the bloc’s future could look very different from its past. By Jo Inge Bekkevold, a senior China fellow at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies

Lessons for the Next War – FP, 5.01.23
Twelve experts weigh in on how to prevent, deter, and—if necessary—fight the next conflict. By Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Anne-Marie Slaughter, David Petraeus, Lee Hsi-min, Graham Allison, Rose Gottemoeller, Elisabeth Braw, Craig Singleton, Chris Krebs, Tai Ming Cheung, Maria Shagina, Mauro Gilli, and Vance Serchuk

The Battle for Eurasia – FP, 4.06.23
China, Russia, and their autocratic friends are leading another epic clash over the world’s largest landmass. By Hal Brands, a professor of global affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

It’s High Time to Prepare for Russia’s Collapse – FP, 7.01.23
Not planning for the possibility of disintegration betrays a dangerous lack of imagination. By Alexander J. Motyl, a professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark

It’s Time to Tie India to the West – FP, 9.02.23
India’s geopolitical shift is inexorable, and membership in the G-7 would help bridge north-south divides. By C. Raja Mohan, a columnist at Foreign Policy and a senior fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute

The Alliances That Matter Now – FP, 11.09.23
Multilateralism is at a dead end, but powerful blocs are getting things done. By Stefan Theil, a deputy editor at Foreign Policy

The Era of Neoliberal U.S. Foreign Policy Is Over – FP, 18.05.23
But what comes next is very much up in the air. By Matthew Duss, a visiting scholar in the American Statecraft program at the Carnegie Endowment, and Ganesh Sitaraman, the director of the Vanderbilt Policy Accelerator for Political Economy and Regulation