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2020

Making Cyberspace Safe for Democracy

By Laura Rosenberger
Rosenberger, who currently serves on the Biden administration's National Security Council, discusses how the United States can compete with and defend itself against authoritarian adversaries in cyberspace.
1925

Worlds of Color

By W.E.B. DuBois
Foreign Affairs was early to recognize the profound influence of social issues on global events. The famed civil rights activist and sociologist explores how the problem of “the color line” is entwined with several nations’ histories.
1947

Sources of Soviet Conduct

By George F. Kennan
Writing anonymously as “X,” the Moscow-based diplomat outlined the policy of containment that defined the U.S.-Soviet relationship for the better half of a century.
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Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

Editor, Foreign Affairs

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan is Editor of Foreign Affairs. He previously spent three years as Executive Editor of the magazine and served in the U.S. State Department, including as a member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff. His narrative history of George Marshall’s post­–World War II mission to China, The China Mission, was published by WW Norton in 2018 and named a best book of the year by The Economist and an editor’s pick by The New York Times Book Review. His writing has also appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic.

Stephanie Solomon

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Stephanie Solomon joined Foreign Affairs in April 2018 as Chief Revenue Officer overseeing all business aspects of the publication. Prior to joining CFR, she worked for Upside, a startup from the founder of Priceline.com and spent seventeen years at Time Inc. in a variety of senior roles across consumer marketing, finance, and strategy. Stephanie holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and BA in psychology from Cornell University.

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