FP Editor’s PIcks – Newsletter


 
 
 
 
 
 
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People power. Ahead of U.S. President Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy, Americans must question the foundations of the Constitution they so uncritically worship, Hélène Landemore writes.

 
 
 
 
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Explosive tactic. The Taliban’s passion for suicide bombing did not end with their military victory in Afghanistan. If anything, it seems to be taking a new turn, Atal Ahmadzai writes.

 
 
 
 
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Balancing act. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s twin diplomatic meetings this week underscore how Russia remains a source of discord between the United States and India, Charu Sudan Kasturi writes.

 
 
 
 
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Stop the sale. Biden is backtracking on his campaign pledge to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia. A bipartisan team of lawmakers can stop him, Sarah Leah Whitson writes.

 
 
 
 
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State Department tension. Career U.S. diplomats are being shut out from policymaking due to the proliferation of special envoys, FP’s Colum Lynch and Robbie Gramer report.