Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy

Jack Detsch

Foreign Policy

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Jack:

Austria’s About to Give Russia a Soapbox at the OSCE

Vienna will allow sanctioned Russian parliamentarians to attend the next big security meeting on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

‘They Have to Balance’: New Iraqi Leader Tilts the Scales Toward U.S.

Mohammed al-Sudani’s public support of U.S. troops reflects a behind-the-scenes shift—and the continued threat from the Islamic State. → Read More

Pentagon Worried About Logistics Flouting Long-Range Weapons to Ukraine

It’s not fear of escalation. It’s fear of being too late. → Read More

Russia Replaces Its Ukraine War Chief—Again

Experts are asking: Why now? → Read More

What’s Going to Be in Biden’s Inbox in 2023

Russia, Ukraine, China, and nukes: Here are the biggest foreign-policy challenges facing the U.S. next year. → Read More

Russia’s Army Keeps Collapsing After Falling Back in Kherson

Ukraine has made huge inroads in the south and east. → Read More

5 Midterm Foreign-Policy Shake-Ups to Watch on Capitol Hill

The U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion decision has changed the race, but foreign policy is on the ballot, too. → Read More

Review: Biography of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

A new biography traces the former comedian’s first two years as president of Ukraine. → Read More

Where Does the Ukraine War Go From Here?

Six months into Russia’s war, Ukraine is still standing. FP talked with experts about what comes next. → Read More

Pelosi Visit Sets Up No-Win Situation on Taiwan

Damned if she goes, damned if she doesn’t. → Read More

Russia’s Dreams of a Red Sea Naval Base Are Scuttled—for Now

U.S. intelligence believes Sudan has rebuffed Moscow’s hopes of establishing its first naval base in Africa. → Read More

Biden Heads to a Nervous Middle East

Both Israel and Saudi Arabia want a stronger deterrence stance on Iran. → Read More

Is Thailand falling under China's influence? US policy makers are fretting about Bangkok's turn to the east

The alliance between Thailand and the US has endured for nearly two centuries, but significant economic pressure from Beijing is a source of tension. → Read More

Washington Worries China Is Winning Over Thailand

One of the United States’ oldest security partners in Asia is increasingly marching to Beijing’s music. → Read More

Ukraine Still Wants Heavy Metal

Kyiv remains frustrated with Western arms deliveries, despite a surge of support. → Read More

Zelensky Wants Asia to Stop Enabling Putin’s War

“If you cover half of the river, what difference does it make?” one Ukrainian official said of the evasion of sanctions on Russia. → Read More

Somalia’s al Qaeda Branch Has Gotten ‘Bigger, Stronger, and Bolder’ Since U.S. Exit

As in Afghanistan, Trump’s decisions to withdraw have only emboldened terrorists. → Read More

Russia’s War in Ukraine Enters ‘Grinding Phase’

And there could be a risk of Ukrainian attrition. → Read More

Inside a Major Nerve Center for Shipping Military Aid to Ukraine

In just a few weeks, U.S. and British officials have turned an ad hoc operation into a pipeline. → Read More

Australia’s Got a Solomon Islands Headache (Again)

China’s expansion into the South Pacific caught Australia and the United States off guard. → Read More