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Inside Manipur’s Ethnic Violence
August 18, 2023

Home to just over 3 million people, the Indian state of Manipur is the site of intense conflict between its two largest ethnic groups. The violence, which broke out in May, has largely gone uncovered in the West. Why is it happening? What can be done to s

Is Bidenomics Working?
August 11, 2023

Inflation is slowing, unemployment remains low, and a recession is now considered unlikely. And the Biden administration is taking credit, citing its economic policiesBidenomicsas the reason. But is that true? And have these policies followed through on

Ro Khanna’s Plan to Reset the U.S.-China Relationship
August 04, 2023

The White Houses China policy needs a reset. So says Rep. Ro Khanna, who has a plan to rebalance trade ties with Beijing and reduce tensions. Host Ravi Agrawal quizzes Khanna on China, the war in Ukraine, India, and more.Foreign Policy Live will be hol

Has China Peaked?
July 28, 2023

Will China keep on rising? Or has it reached a peak? The answer to this question is crucial because it determines how countries should deal with Beijing. But theres no clear consensus. Scholars Michael Beckley and Keyu Jin join FPs Ravi Agrawal to debat

Assessing Kyiv’s Counteroffensive
July 21, 2023

Its been a mixed summer for Ukraine. Kyivs counteroffensive is progressing slowly, and the country was stymied in its bid to join NATO. But Russia has suffered military setbacks, and the West continues to offer Ukraine important security guarantees. And

The Scramble for AI
July 14, 2023

The worlds most powerful countries are racing to dominate artificial intelligence. Who will win? The answer might lie in who controls high-end chipsand the critical metals behind them. Paul Scharre, the author of Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of

NATO and the War in Ukraine
July 07, 2023

World leaders will gather in Vilnius, Lithuania, next week for NATOs annual summit. Will Sweden be accepted into the security alliance? Will member states offer security guarantees for Ukraine? Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen joins ho

Inside the U.S.-China Tech War
June 30, 2023

Over the last few years, the United States has moved to limit Chinas technological rise. U.S.-led sanctions have imposed unprecedented limits on Beijings access to advanced computing chips. In response, China has accelerated its own efforts to develop i

Is India Taking Advantage of America?
June 23, 2023

In its geopolitical struggle with China, the thinking goes, the United States can rely on India as a key partner. Longtime U.S. policymaker and India analyst Ashley Tellis disagrees: He argues that New Delhi is likely to do only what serves its interests,

Why Taiwan Has a Lock on the World’s Chip Market
June 16, 2023

Nearly 90 percent of the advanced semiconductor chips that power the modern world, from high-end smartphones to weapons systems, are made by one company in Taiwan. This monopoly has a profound impact on geopolitics and the global economy. How did we get t