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Ben Pauker

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Past articles by Ben:

The E.R. Presents: Lawfare and FP’s Bar Review Live

Has the role of the White House counsel drastically changed in the time of Trump? → Read More

Can Anyone Stop the Tragedy in Myanmar — Before It’s Too Late?

[protected-iframe id="70804e1c5c8795a2d92446857b1f1b05-71129472-129437286" info="?" width="100%" height="200" scrolling="no"] Since August, more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee their villages for the relative safety of… → Read More

Can Libya Be Put Back Together?

Six years after the fall of Qaddafi, Libya still teeters on the edge of chaos. Here’s why that matters. → Read More

Welcome to the New F

Much has changed since Foreign Policy debuted in the winter of 1970 as slender print journal dedicated to being "revisionist," and yet seemingly designed to… → Read More

Europe Slams Its Gates (Part Two)

Are the moral consequences of Europe’s increasingly hardline policy on African immigration outweighed by the political imperatives? → Read More

Europe Slams Its Gates (Part One)

European aid intended to combat African migration may just be making the problem worse. → Read More

Staring Down the Barrel of Russia’s Big Guns

The massive Zapad 2017 military exercise proves once again that Putin never does anything small. But what’s he really after here? → Read More

About That Other Nuclear Threat…

Is the Trump administration trying to blow up the Iran deal — or just playing hardball? → Read More

The Prince of Darkness Has Left the Building

Steve Bannon is gone from the West Wing. Can Trump’s White House finally get itself in order? → Read More

Are We Going to War with North Korea?

The rhetorical battle of words is at an all-time high. Here’s how the real shooting could break out. → Read More

Can Anyone Save Venezuela?

An economic and humanitarian crisis, precipitated by the Maduro regime, has brought Venezuela to the brink of collapse. → Read More

Six Months Of Trump: The Good, The Bad, and The Downright Mystifying

The president’s tweets and cringe-inducing rants have antagonized allies and enemies alike. But is his foreign policy the doomsday many foretold? → Read More

Book Talk: Are the United States and China Destined for War?

It’s a law of nature: rising states and established powers come to blows. But can the Trump administration avoid a clash of nuclear superpowers? → Read More

Is Kim Jong Un Ready to Talk to Donald Trump?

North Korea poses a growing threat to the U.S. and neighboring countries. But there may be room for negotiation. → Read More

Has the U.S. Lost All Credibility on the International Stage?

Has the U.S. Lost All Credibility on the International Stage? « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas → Read More

Was Trump’s Trip to Europe a Total Disaster?

A U.S. president who has repeatedly undermined NATO just met with NATO allies. Yeah, it didn’t go great. → Read More

How Merkel Gets it Right with Refugees

2015 Global Thinker Chris Catrambone and 2011 Global Thinker Saskia Sassen discuss how Europe will benefit from the influx of migrants—if only it will let… → Read More

Reports of American Fears Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Despite threats of terrorism and concerns over Muslim immigrants, the numbers show the U.S. public hasn’t completely lost its collective head. → Read More

U.S. Sends Putin a Reminder to Stop Meddling in Ukraine

The United States slapped additional penalties on Russia for its continuing actions in Ukraine. → Read More

U.S. To Re-Open Embassy in Cuba, For Now Without an Ambassador

U.S. To Re-Open Embassy in Cuba, For Now Without an Ambassador « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas → Read More