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- snapshotBy Jonathan Kay -October 25, 2014A decade from now, Canadians will remember this week as one in which two mentally unstable Islamic converts staged amateurish, low-yield, one-man suicide attacks on Canadian soldiers. They will not remember it as a turning point in the nation’s history.
- pageOctober 23, 2014Your subscription benefits: Six 200-page issues — that's over 1,000 pages of the best insight and analysis available on global issues Premium access to ForeignAffairs.com Access to the full archives dating back to 1922 — that's 90 years NEW! Foreign Affairs audio editions available to stream or download.
- snapshotBy Omar G. Encarnación -October 22, 2014Although the modern gay rights movement was initiated in the United States, the country can no longer plausibly claim to be a pioneer. Recent progress on gay marriage pales in comparison with strides made elsewhere in the world.
- snapshotBy Alexander Lebedev and Vladislav Inozemtsev -October 22, 2014The world needs a new international convention to combat corruption -- a global epidemic that erodes government institutions, fuels unrest, and increasingly threatens the stability of the West.
- commentaryBy Richard K. Betts -November/December 2014After a decade-plus of war, the lessons for the United States are clear: fight fewer, more traditional wars and fight them more decisively. Above all, avoid getting entangled in the politics of chaotic countries.
- interviewBy Joko Widodo -November/December 2014Indonesia’s new president talks to Foreign Affairs about his recent victory, his national agenda, and the threat of Islamic extremism.
- pageOctober 20, 2014Your subscription benefits: Six 200-page issues — that's over 1,000 pages of the best insight and analysis available on global issues Premium access to ForeignAffairs.com Access to the full archives dating back to 1922 — that's 90 years NEW! Foreign Affairs audio editions available to stream or download.
- commentaryBy Peter Tomsen -November/December 2014More than 13 years after 9/11, the Afghan war is far from over, even if Washington insists that the U.S. role in it will soon come to an end. Three recent books help explain why, and what Washington needs to do next to protect the gains that have been made.
- essayBy Richard N. Haass -November/December 2014With U.S. hegemony waning and no successor waiting to pick up the baton, the current international system will likely give way to a larger number of power centers acting with increasing autonomy. The post–Cold War order is unraveling, and it will be missed.
- interviewBy Benigno Aquino III -November/December 2014The president of the Philippines talks to Foreign Affairs about economic reform, political corruption, and Chinese aggression.