FP Newsletter – Editor’s Picks


Contentious pipeline. As Russia amasses troops near Ukraine, the Biden administration is quietly working to quash sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, FP’s Robbie Gramer, Jack Detsch, and Amy Mackinnon report in an FP exclusive.


Poor odds. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in trouble. As Turkey becomes increasingly isolated and its economy collapses, he faces the longest political odds of his life, FP’s Steven A. Cook writes.


Pivotal election. On Nov. 28, Hondurans head to the polls to decide whether the ruling National Party will hold on to power—or whether their country will finally turn a new page, Will Freeman and Lucas Perelló explain.


Bleak trajectory. Washington’s adversaries are edging closer to winning the war in Yemen. The Biden administration must craft a plan B to contend with their likely victory, David Schenker writes.


Growing capabilities. As China’s nuclear arsenal grows at a faster rate than the United States anticipated, top U.S. defense officials are worried about a lack of communication with Beijing, FP’s Jack Detsch reports.