Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick


Energy justice. Developed and developing countries have vastly different needs when it comes to climate change. Both must be taken into account at COP26 to set the world on a fair path to climate action, FP’s Jason Bordoff writes.


Global shortage. Wealthy countries have long considered nurses a commodity that can be imported from abroad. But treating nurses like iPhones doesn’t work anymore, FP’s Elisabeth Braw writes.


Falling short. The Biden administration pledged to make racial equity the cornerstone of its agenda. But at the U.S. Agency for International Development, some staff fear these ambitious goals won’t trickle down, FP’s Amy Mackinnon and Robbie Gramer report.


Taliban dystopia. A spate of robberies, kidnappings, and murders is aggravating Afghanistan’s humanitarian and economic crisis. The Taliban are proving unable to cope with any of these challenges, Lynne O’Donnell reports.


Revolving door? On Sunday, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will face his first big challenge: the country’s lower house elections. The vote is a litmus test for his staying power, Naoko Aoki writes.


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