FP Editors’ Picks – Newsletter


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.