FP Newsletter- Editor’s Picks


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JANUARY 03, 2022 | VIEW IN BROWSER
1

Shrinking population. Russia may have expansionist ambitions abroad—but it doesn’t have the demographic forces to support them, Brent Peabody writes.

2

Bright outlook. Nuclear power is not a silver bullet. But if we believe our own rhetoric about the climate crisis, we must include nuclear energy in climate efforts, FP’s Jason Bordoff writes.

3

Human costs. As Arab states take steps to normalize relations with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, millions of Syrian refugees fear they will be forced back, Alex Lederman reports.

4

Naval mission? Germany’s half-hearted frigate deployment in the Indo-Pacific reflects its muddled China policy, Blake Herzinger writes.

5

Terrible year. For Turkey, the past year was marked by economic meltdowns, political headaches, and climate disasters. 2022 will be even more challenging, Liz Cookman writes.