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The Foreign Policy Domain tracks and reports on policies that deal with US treaty obligations, relations with other countries, engagement with international organizations, and trade policies. The domain tracks policies emanating from the White House, the Department of State, United States Agency for International Development, Office of the US Trade Representative, and Office of the US Representative to the United Nations.

Latest Foreign Policy Posts

 

The Week That Was: Global News in Review

Brief #141 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Ibrahim Castro

Discover the seismic shifts and pressing issues shaping our world in this week’s Global News Review. From controversial refugee deals to record-breaking military expenditures, delve into the headlines that demand your attention and understanding.

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Paris Prepares For The Summer Olympics

Brief #140 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Reilly Fitzgerald

In 2024, Paris is gearing up to host the Olympics. It’s a massive undertaking, blending sports, culture, and politics. Recent months have seen some challenges emerge, including venue concerns, security issues, and citizen reactions to the Games’ impact on daily life beyond just sports. With the games set to kick off at the end of June, preparations are in full swing despite these hurdles.

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Why is Iran attacking Israel?

Brief #139 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Arvind Salem

Amid escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza, the conflict has taken a new turn as Israel and Iran engage in direct attacks. The latest airstrikes and retaliatory measures underscore the complex web of regional dynamics and international diplomacy at play in the Middle East.

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The Week That Was: Global News in Review

Brief #138 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Ibrahim Castro

Dive into the latest geopolitical upheavals, from the escalating tensions between Israel and Iran following a drone and missile attack, to Mexico’s diplomatic fallout with Ecuador over the arrest of a former vice president, stay informed with our comprehensive briefing.

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The Perilous Reality of Palestinian Villages in the West Bank

Brief #137 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Aziza Taslaq

In the volatile landscape of the West Bank, Palestinian villages endure relentless assaults orchestrated by Israeli settlers, evoking harrowing echoes of historical atrocities. As communities grapple with ongoing conflict and profound tragedy, the imperative for justice and resolution looms urgently, underscoring the pressing need to address the plight of the Palestinian people.

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Evan Gershkovich’s Story

Brief #136 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Yelena Korshunov

In the gripping account of Evan Gershkovich’s ordeal, the Wall Street Journal journalist finds himself at the center of a geopolitical standoff as he languishes in a Russian prison on charges of espionage. With international pressure mounting and negotiations underway, his story epitomizes the challenges faced by journalists navigating the complex landscape of modern geopolitics.

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Rahma’s Journey: Navigating Pregnancy Amidst Hardship in Gaza

Brief #135 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Aziza Taslaq

“Rahma’s Journey” sheds light on the harrowing and courageous journey of Rahma, a soon-to-be mother facing insurmountable challenges amidst the turmoil of war-torn Gaza. Rahma’s resilience amidst scarcity, fear, and uncertainty highlights the stark reality for all women and mothers-to-be in this conflict-ridden region.

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Who Attacked The Moscow Concert?

Brief #134 – Foreign Policy Brief
by: Arvind Salem

The Moscow concert hall fell victim to a devastating attack, leaving a trail of destruction and loss. Identified as the deadliest terrorist incident in Russia in over a decade, the assault has sparked widespread concern and speculation about the perpetrators and their motives.

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