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DECEMBER 22, 2021 | VIEW IN BROWSER
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On the brink. Afghanistan is facing a rapidly escalating humanitarian catastrophe. But international donors worry that aid will empower the Taliban, FP’s Kelly Kimball reports.

2

Political profiles. At its core, politics is about people. Brush up on the most fascinating figures of 2021 with FP’s five best profiles of the year, curated by FP’s Amelia Lester.

3

Brexit blues. The resignation of a U.K. Brexit advisor has prompted concerns about the future of the Northern Ireland Protocol. Despite conventional wisdom, the measure can be renegotiated without sparking instability, FP’s Azeem Ibrahim writes.

4

Energy crisis. The latter half of 2021 has thrust nearly every global economy into fuel-related turmoil. FP’s Keith Johnson rounds up our five best reads on what’s driving the ongoing energy crisis.

5

Listen and learn. In addition to print journalism, FP produces a range of podcast series that tackle many of the world’s biggest problems. FP’s Dan Ephron has gathered five of our best episodes of 2021.