Elephants in the Room is a blog about U.S. foreign policy in the age of Trump, written by experienced GOP policymakers, scholars, and others not currently working in the new administration. It is curated by co-editors Peter D. Feaver and William Inboden.
Don’t hate the player — hate the game.
Stop talking about the president's temperament, and start judging him by his results.
The EU's new military plans aren't a problem for the United States — they're an opportunity.
Iranian aircraft are sustaining Assad's killing fields and setting the stage for escalation against Israel.
They are among the institution's most powerful tools — heed not the critics.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, solutions to many of the world’s toughest problems already exist—you just need to know where to look for them.
Exporting British Columbia’s abundant energy resources should have been a slam dunk. How did a multibillion-dollar dream go up in smoke?
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival.
There’s nothing wrong with political tribes that can’t be fixed by what’s right with them.