The List

The List

The 50-50 Club

Why pundits love splitting the difference on their predictions.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

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Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Classic presidential foreign policy campaign gaffes.

John Norris |

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The All-Time Top 10 Debate Moments on Foreign Policy

From Soviet gaffes to talking snowmen, the highlights from presidential elections past.

Uri Friedman |

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The Spies Next Door

The top 10 Beltway intel centers hiding in plain sight.

Matthew M. Aid |

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5 Reasons to Believe in the Indonesian Miracle

Why this amazing archipelago is on track to be the world's seventh largest economy.

Richard Dobbs |

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Know Your Ansar al-Sharia

From Sanaa to Benghazi, Cairo to Casablanca, radical new jihadi groups have adopted the same name in recent months. Is it all just a coincidence?

Aaron Y. Zelin |

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A Palestinian Spring

Here's what you need to know about the protests in the West Bank.

Jonathan Schanzer |

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A Decade of Drezner

My 10 favorite posts. Ever.

Daniel W. Drezner |

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7 Questionable Claims in the Democratic Platform

From Guantánamo to Joseph Kony, the boasts that could invite a backlash.

Uri Friedman |

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Corruptistan

Meet the oil barons, fashion divas, and ruling families of Central Asia.

Katherin Machalek |

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The FP 50

The 50 most powerful Democrats on foreign policy.

Sulome Anderson |

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Longform’s Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

J. Dana Stuster |

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Counterprogramming

Five reasons why it's awkward that Condi's speaking at the GOP convention.

Uri Friedman |

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The FP 50

The 50 most powerful Republicans on foreign policy.

Sulome Anderson |

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10 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints in the GOP Platform

The Republicans will present a united front at the convention, but divisive issues are bubbling below the surface.

Uri Friedman |

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Gu Kai-lies?

The wacky and not-so-wacky conspiracy theories about China's trial of the century.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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Five Reasons Julian Assange Will Love Ecuador

If he manages to leave the Ecuadorean embassy, a world of inviting dance clubs and sympathetic political leaders awaits.

Uri Friedman |

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Putting the Vice Back in Vice President

Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate may be controversial. But it's safe to say he's probably less trouble than these five veeps.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Meet China's Next Leaders

A who's who of the top contenders for the Middle Kingdom's most powerful jobs.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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Tortured Reading

From the world's "best" travel guides, selections of the worst history and most contorted politics.

Michael Moynihan |

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Jobs of the Future

As technology shifts the workforce, some surprisingly traditional jobs are on the chopping block. Two words: medical robotics.

Parag Khanna |

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7 Ways America Can Get Its Mojo Back in Egypt

It won't be easy, but it's not impossible.

Eric Trager |

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Syria's DIY Revolt

Syrian rebels are massively outgunned by Bashar al-Assad's regime. But as Assad's army bears down on Aleppo, it may find the armed opposition is more than ready.

Eliot Higgins |

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5 Flashpoints in the South China Sea

Things are heating up in the Greater Pacific. Here are five key spots to watch.

Elias Groll |

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Geolympics

From raised fists to fistfights, the eight most politically charged moments in Olympic history.

Katie Cella |

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From House Slaves to Banana People

Seven new words that explain modern China.

Eveline Chao |

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Just How Deadly Is Assad's Arsenal?

From anti-aircraft guns to chemical weapons, a close look at what Syria's strongman has up his sleeve.

John Reed |

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5 Signs of the Chinese Economic Apocalypse

From hog ratios to growing coal stockpiles, the Chinese economy is blinking red.

Trefor Moss |