The Pakistani people have spoken. In Wednesday's parliamentary elections, they voted in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), a political party led by former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan, to form the next government. PTI will most likely install Khan as the prime minister.

But have the Pakistani people told us what they want? We can't be sure, and here's why: The campaign environment leading up to the elections was heavily manipulated by pro-PTI forces, namely members of the military, jud...

The President’s astonishing musings about Montenegro say less about the Balkans – and more about his worrying attempt to re-orientate US foreign policy away from its old allies towards Russia. 

It did not take long for President Donald Trump to give the lie to his pledge of fealty to NATO at the conclusion of last week’s Brussels summit.  

In an interview with Fox television after the Helsinki press conference fiasco, Trump asked himself why his son should go to defend Montenegro from attack and o...

FPI Director Carla Freeman is featured in Shenzhen Media, where she comments on implications of the U.S. tariffs on China and the volatile environment in the Indo-Pacific as President Trump pursues "tactical" policies. Watch at 41:15 and 41:45 here,

This article originally appeared in The Washington Post on July 6, 2018. View it here.

When the French national team electrified the world two decades ago with a 3-0 drubbing of powerhouse Brazil in the World Cup final, Kylian Mbappé had not yet even been born. On Saturday, the 19-year-old French striker accomplished a feat that only one other player has ever achieved: scoring two goals in a World Cup match as a teenager.

The other player to achieve that milestone? The Brazilian legend, Pele, back...

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