Alex Ward, Vox

Alex Ward

Vox

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • Unknown
Past:
  • Vox
  • War On The Rocks
  • Foreign Policy

Past articles by Alex:

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The fight over European values is playing out at Euro 2020

Why the Germany-Hungary soccer game will be a symbol for the future of Europe. → Read More

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China is buying Muslim leaders’ silence on the Uyghurs

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Axios interview is another example of this worrying trend. → Read More

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Democrats’ voting rights bill is a big test for Biden’s global democracy agenda

Why HR 1, know as the "For the People Act," and its Senate passage is intricately linked with Biden’s foreign policy. → Read More

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Iran has a new president. He could end up being much more than that.

Iranians elected Ebrahim Raisi as the next president. He’s a protégé of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. → Read More

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Biden’s big Putin bet at the US-Russia summit

Biden believes his personal touch with Putin can help the US and Russia find common ground on cyber, nuclear, and more. → Read More

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The Putin summit may backfire on Biden

The biggest risk Biden faces won’t come during the Putin summit. It’ll possibly come right afterward. → Read More

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What Kim Jong Un’s regime shake-up says about his leadership

The North Korean leader appointed a new "representative" to the ruling party, indicating the dictator’s willingness to delegate. → Read More

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Why Biden’s team didn’t go all-in on Israel-Gaza

"Telephonic diplomacy" was enough to succeed in this case. But it has its downsides. → Read More

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The progressive foreign policy moment has arrived

Progressives believe they helped push for a quick ceasefire in Israel-Gaza. Will they do more? → Read More

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Palestinians are making their case against Israel on social media

Usually Palestinians and their allies struggle to have their narrative break through online. Not anymore. → Read More

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Why isn’t Biden pushing Israel harder?

To understand Biden’s Israel policy now, you have to look at his past. → Read More

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Trump’s signature Israel policy had a key flaw. We’re seeing it now.

Trump’s Abraham Accords didn’t resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Gaza crisis makes that clear. → Read More

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is exposing a deep schism in the Democratic Party

Democrats have moved left on Israel. Biden hasn’t. → Read More

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Israel’s actions in East Jerusalem are a human rights test for Biden

The Biden administration said it wants human rights at the "center" of its foreign policy. Now is its chance to prove that. → Read More

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The coronavirus is complicating Biden’s democracy agenda

The coronavirus is complicating Biden’s democracy agenda, including a summit of democratic nations. → Read More

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How to stop the next falling space rocket

International law governing rocket reentry is too lax. → Read More

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How China could force Biden’s hand on defending Taiwan

If a war breaks out over Taiwan, Biden may be forced into a decision no American president since 1979 has wanted to make. → Read More

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Biden’s new North Korea policy is an extended hand to Kim Jong Un

What "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" really means. → Read More

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Joe Biden wants to prove democracy right

In his congressional speech, Biden showed he believes democracy — and not autocracy — can deliver for people. → Read More

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The US may still be helping Saudi Arabia in the Yemen war after all

The US authorized contractors to service Saudi warplanes. Some of those warplanes fight in the Yemen war. → Read More