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.
To drill or not to drill? It shouldn't even be a question.
No one knows for sure what will happen in Singapore. These are some of the possibilities.
If North Korea agrees to denuclearize, here's how Trump should go about rolling back sanctions.
Rep. Eliot Engel’s sanctions legislation offers the right response to the Myanmar military’s campaign of murder and displacement.
The Trump team doesn’t have a post-nuke deal strategy — just a list of demands.
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.
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.