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Past articles by David:

Raimondo finds a China facing a reality check

On trip to Beijing and Shanghai last week, the U.S. commerce secretary found a “China Dream” shaken by recent stumbles. → Read More

The U.S. needs the Global South on Ukraine. It has to offer more in return.

Good intentions aren’t enough. → Read More

The U.S. warms to a role for China in resolving the Ukraine war

In interview, Secretary of State Antony Blinken notes "positive" contributions from Xi Jinping. → Read More

To stop intelligence leaks, assume there will be bad actors

Keeping America's secrets safe requires enforcing the rules by engineering "zero-trust architecture" into the system. → Read More

South Korea-U.S. partnership is an epic success. We need to keep it that way.

During a state visit, President Biden will need to reassure Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol that the U.S. security umbrella remains reliable. → Read More

Chat with David Ignatius about the war in Ukraine and foreign affairs

David's Q&A with readers starts at 12 p.m. ET on Monday. Submit your questions now. → Read More

Russia hasn’t stopped maneuvering for greater control of the web

Internet governance has become a battleground in the information war. → Read More

An age of deconfliction may be dawning on the Middle East

A peace involving some distasteful choices starts to look better after years of ugly wars. → Read More

The leaked documents on the Ukraine war are chilling

They paint a picture of a "grinding war of attrition" that should spur President Biden to action. → Read More

Sometimes the story is about the spies who aren’t there

Hollywood loves a good espionage thriller, but the obsessive search for moles can do its own kind of damage. → Read More

Can Ukraine prevail? David Ignatius answered your questions.

David's Q&A with readers was at 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Read the transcript. → Read More

Xi’s course correction reveals an agile autocrat under pressure

Mounting policy failures forced the Chinese leader's U-turn on covid and other issues. → Read More

The Ukraine front is likely to move in 2023. But which way?

An influx of Western arms is designed to exploit the command failures of the Russian army. → Read More

Biden’s shift on immigration acknowledges the obvious

You can be for a compassionate system and a secure border at the same time. → Read More

Predict 2023 news in quiz by David Ignatius

Place your wagers as to what the new year will bring. → Read More

The U.S. seeks to support Ukraine, but contain the war

This week's developments, including a missile strike in Poland, show the delicate task faced by the Biden team. → Read More

Biden rewards Saudi leader’s impunity with legal immunity

The administration has granted MBS a protection that even President Donald Trump’s administration declined to offer. → Read More

Chat with David Ignatius about the war in Ukraine and foreign affairs

David's Q&A with readers starts at 12 p.m. ET. Submit your questions now. → Read More

Russia is in retreat in every major international forum

Putin thought his war in Ukraine would bring him greater power. He was dead wrong. → Read More

As war rages in Ukraine, the world is realigning. Exhibit A: North Korea.

Kim Jong Un has moved quickly to back Russia and China while bolstering his own nuclear deterrent. → Read More