FP Editors’ Picks – Newsletter


1

Taking aim. The United States has long been a money laundering haven. That may change as the Biden administration cracks down on kleptocrats, FP’s Amy Mackinnon reports.

2

Wake-up call. Pakistan thought China would transform the port of Gwadar into the region’s next Singapore. Eight years later, the city is nowhere near realizing that promise, Arif Rafiq writes.

3

Political favor. The European Union likes to ostracize Poland, especially after the recent crisis at its border with Belarus. The EU should actually be thanking Warsaw, FP’s Elisabeth Braw writes.

4

Fight for justice. At this year’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, Maria Ressa called attention to the Philippine government’s repression. Washington must support her cause, Irwin Cotler and Yonah Diamond write.

5

Democrat’s playbook. For the Summit for Democracy to succeed, Washington must reconsider how it punishes autocratic nations—and how it rewards democratic ones, Christopher Sabatini and Ryan C. Berg write.