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.
Tehran and Moscow are becoming the arbiters of the Middle East — and Israel’s relationship with both is growing increasingly tense.
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
Barack Obama did too little to curb the militant group, especially in Latin America. Donald Trump should do more.
The U.S. president has strong personal reasons to remain in the Russian leader’s good graces.
The United States and Europe must find a synthesis between the free trading dogmas of yesterday and the nationalist impulses of today.
The United States should help its Latin American ally become a member of the OECD.
Having won the war, will the United States end up yet again squandering the peace?
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.