Newsletter: FP Editor’s Picks


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True believer. As Britain redefines its role on the world stage, new Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is charged with carrying the message of a “global Britain” overseas. She has always seen politics as philosophy in action, FP’s Amy Mackinnon writes.

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Post-Trump mess. A new book captures the turbulence of the Trump administration’s policies toward Beijing and outlines how Washington can best frame the U.S.-China relationship, Bryce C. Barros writes.

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Slipping away. After Beirut turned into a war zone last week, fears of another civil war have returned. They could trump Lebanon’s quest for political justice after last year’s port explosion, FP’s Anchal Vohra writes.

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Key opportunity. Seoul has repeatedly called to address political instability on the Korean Peninsula. That gives Washington an opportunity to chart a new path forward for the region, Jessica J. Lee writes.

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What in the world? From sweeping protests to flying missiles, it’s been a busy week. Are you up to speed on what’s happening? Test your knowledge in our weekly news quiz by FP’s Nina Goldman.