Amid the uncertainty around Brexit, people are turning to simplistic metaphors to describe and explain what will happen. But such language isn’t providing clarity: it’s limiting our ability to imagine peace in Europe, argues Madeline McSherry. … More Tragic Divorce or WWII? Understanding Brexit Through Metaphors
Russians change their leaders not through the ballot box but through revolt. Alexandra Vlada explores what the March 26 protests mean for Russia. … More The Russians’ ‘Endless Patience’ and Why it Matters When it Breaks
The travel ban is enabling the Trump administration to construct a new vision of America—one that’s being used to justify ineffective, racist, and dangerous foreign policy, writes Madeline McSherry. … More Defending America from Trump’s Travel Ban
The West’s indifference toward Syria has given former pariahs the chance to play international police—and so far with success, writes Alexandra Vlada. … More The World’s New Leading Actors?
Madeline McSherry argues that when it comes to decisions of international import, women are still largely absent—and it’s a big problem for the foreign policy world. … More Foreign Policy’s Woman Problem