By Robert Shines |
By defunding the WHO, the U.S. is threatening both its alliance system and adherence to the value of multilateral institutions, both critical to its long-term comprehensive national power.
By Kathryn Urban |
Building on a renowned body of work on legal and political theory, Noah Feldman’s "The Arab Winter: A Tragedy" deftly weaves together three case studies: Egypt, Syria, and Tunisia to examine political self-determination during the Arab spring and subsequent Arab winter.
By Julia O'Connor |
For the past two years, the G7 host countries championed issues of equality. Now, the United States has the power to create meaningful change as the host of this year’s G7!
By Benjamin Zimmer |
As China increases investments in renewable energy, questions about Beijing’s motivation arise, as these seemingly benign investments correlate with a rise in China’s perceived international reliability and responsibility.
By Nick Lokker |
In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, Kosovo’s government has fallen, leaving an uncertain future for the Western Balkan region. Within this context, the lack of clear U.S. opposition to a proposed Kosovo-Serbia land swap opens the door to potentially disastrous consequences for Europe as a whole.
By Jonathan Stutte |
If Western countries had pursued the elimination strategies to fighting COVID-19 as East Asian countries had, they could be avoiding lengthy shutdowns and high death tolls. Until western countries begin seriously adopting eradication strategies, they’ll find themselves isolated from international travel until they find a vaccine or adopt better strategies.
By Sabrina Pecorelli |
In West Africa, children are kidnapped and forced to work on cocoa plantations. This not only ends their childhoods, but also limits economic development. Consumers can promote West African development by promoting brands that do not use child labor.
By Nick Lokker |
While Europe struggles to confront the coronavirus pandemic, Hungary’s government has exploited the crisis to indefinitely increase its own power. The European Union must punish Hungary for this democratic backsliding, or else risk losing its legitimacy as a community of values.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy is acting as host for this year's Y7 summit. Youth delegates from all seven countries prepared a statement for G7 representatives, published in its entirety below, articulating a strong call to action from their generation to the leaders of the world's most powerful nations.