Foreign Affairs July August 2022 Issue. Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs. “The articles in Foreign Affairs will deal with questions of international interest today. They will cover a broad range of subjects, not only political but historical and economic, and they will be accompanied, when it is desirable, by maps and diagrams. Technical articles will be left to more special magazines. As this issue goes to press, the war in Ukraine is far from over. It seems likely to go on for weeks or months or even years, whether as a grinding back-and-forth contact, an insurgency §ghting to overturn an occupation or a global cataclysm. Yet since the moment the §rst missiles were §red, it has been clear that the invasion marked the start o a new era—one that will be defined not just by the outcome on the ground in Ukraine but also by the global response. In their resistance to the Russian assault, Ukrainians have powerfully demonstrated what’s at stake for them. The rest of the world is still grappling with what’s at stake for it. For Americans, argues Robert Kagan, the war serves as a stark reminder “that they are part o a neverending power struggle, whether they wish to be or not”—and “that there really are worse things than U.S. hegemony.” For the international order, writes Tanisha Fazal, the war threatens the principle that has underpinned stability for decades. Foreign Affairs July August 2022 Issue. “The norm against territorial conquest has been tested in the most threatening and vivid way since the end o¦ World War II.” And for Western policymakers, contends Stacie Goddard, the war underscores the value o “institutional realpolitik”—a strategy that, rather than scrapping the existing political scenario.