Shadow Government is a blog about U.S. foreign policy in the age of Trump, written by experienced policymakers, scholars, and practitioners from the loyal Democrat opposition. It is co-edited by Derek Chollet, Colin Kahl, and Julie Smith.
Washington and Ankara are playing a dangerous game of chicken in Syria.
The Trump administration's petty corruption will have a clear legacy: more red tape for years to come.
Restraining Tehran is in the interest of both Israel and the United States.
The question now is whether Congress will do anything about it.
From an international perspective, the 45th president doesn't seem like a bolt from the blue.
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.