The May/June 2010 issue of Foreign Affairs is now online and will be on newsstands April 27. In this issue:

Robert D. Kaplan, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, argues that China’s sphere of influence will expand as it tries to secure its economic needs.

U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates calls for the United States to better help its partners to defend themselves.

Gary Haugen, the president and CEO of International Justice Mission, and Victor Boutros, a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice, urge the human rights community to focus on building local law enforcement capacity.

Yale University President Richard C. Levin writes on the rise of top-tier Asian universities.

Michael Mandelbaum, of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, predicts that U.S. foreign policy will grow more limited as its fiscal condition worsens.

Seth G. Jones, a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, asserts that defeating the Taliban will require local, bottom-up efforts.

And more.

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