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.
Rep. Eliot Engel’s sanctions legislation offers the right response to the Myanmar military’s campaign of murder and displacement.
Trump's actions may ultimately weaken the strength of sanctions as a tool of U.S. statecraft.
The United States will be worse off once the smoke clears.
Here’s how Mike Pompeo should begin his tenure.
I helped negotiate the nuclear deal — and I know what would undo it.
The Western Hemisphere needs a more ambitious agenda.
It’s time for legislators to share in the authority they claim to want.
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.