FP Editor’s Picks Newsletter


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MARCH 12, 2022 | ER
1

Colonial mindset. Climate activism is typically framed as a necessary sacrifice for future generations. This attitude is dangerously close to the colonial mindset that caused the crisis, Priya Satia writes.

2

Curious stance. Russia invaded Georgia in 2008. Yet the country has notably resisted punishing Russia for its decision to attack Ukraine, FP’s Amy Mackinnon and Jack Detsch report.

3

Surprising savior. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could be seen as a catastrophe for the world economy. But it might actually save the global economic order, FP’s Edward Alden writes.

4

Flawed initiatives. As former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández falls from grace, his arrest speaks to deeper dysfunction within U.S.-led efforts to combat drug cartels, Jared Olson writes.

5

Financial warfare. As foreign companies announce their departures from Russia, they are in a dangerous position. Moscow will inflict enormous financial pain on them, FP’s Elisabeth Braw writes.