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.
Some Colombians fear that their country could go the way of Venezuela.
The G-7 and Singapore summits have put on display breathtaking strategic incoherence and appalling moral vacuity on the part of the Trump administration.
At the Singapore summit, the U.S. president let Kim off the hook.
The United States has a moral responsibility and pragmatic imperative to keep rights violations on the table at the Singapore summit.
Only nationalists in the military can restore a legitimate constitutional democracy.
Efforts to end modern slavery have bipartisan support — but the State Department is still missing an ambassador-at-large to monitor and combat trafficking in persons.
The Trump Team has shown its commitment to curbing Tehran — but remains stingy with the details.
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.