Charles Kupchan

Shadow Government

The West Will Have to Go It Alone, Without the United States

Rather than affirming his commitment to Western values and institutions during his recent trip to Europe, President Donald Trump did the opposite, breaking with and alienating America’s closest democratic allies.


One-Two Punch

Why Obama needs both Tehran and Moscow to make a deal in Syria.


A Man with a Plan

Unlike Mitt Romney, Barack Obama not only has a plan to strengthen American statecraft, he's got four years of achievements to show for his efforts.


A Dangerous Mind

Mitt Romney’s foreign policy isn’t an afterthought, it’s a frightening return to a bullying neoconservative ideology -- and Americans should be worried.


Sorry, Mitt: It Won’t Be an American Century

American politicians should stop pretending the United States runs the world.

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About Charles Kupchan

Charles A. Kupchan, a professor at Georgetown University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, served as special assistant to the president for national security affairs from 2014 to 2017.



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