Negotiations and the use of force both hold little promise.
The Trump administration’s game plan has a certain logic, but executing it will be the most difficult diplomatic gambit his team has attempted thus far.
Central Europe and the Balkans are slowly but surely slipping away from the West’s embrace.
An American assessment regimen would propel international organizations to better serve their own missions — and to incorporate U.S. interests.
America should calm the waters, begin the search for compromises, and keep the very worst from happening.
Cry as they might along the way, no European or Asian corporation is going to choose a terrorist regime over access to the U.S. dollar.
A policy of unification would perhaps forestall the irreversible nuclearization of Asia.
The Trump administration should immediately reduce the U.S. embassy in Havana to skeleton staff and order the same for the Cuban embassy in Washington.
Moscow is not the place to look for solutions.
Germany appears to have resisted the siren song of the far right and far left and opted to stick with a known quantity.
At his speech to the U.N., Trump put the plight of Iranians front and center.
The central theme destroyed its singular policy message.
Urging states to act uncompromisingly in their self-interest is actually not in America’s national interest.
Eradication and interdiction are not foreign impositions, but essential pillars of any counternarcotics strategy, augmenting and working in concert with prevention and treatment-oriented policies.