Nixon and Reagan managed to negotiate with Mao and Gorbachev because they had personal chemistry, common goals, and control of their domestic politics.
There are plenty of lessons to draw from America's diplomatic gambit in Korea — just probably not the ones you think.
Donald Trump Jr.’s actions might rise to the level of criminal conspiracy against the republic, but it probably wouldn't even matter.
Donald Trump’s abandonment of human rights is a repudiation of the country’s founding principles.
As investigations close in on the White House, the pressure will inevitably take a toll on its diplomatic agenda.
What worked for the president on the campaign trail is now becoming his greatest foreign-policy weakness.
When Richard Nixon and Ariel Sharon made U-turns, they made sense. Trump's don't.
John Dean, who kept a list of political enemies, says he has never seen a statement so "nasty."
The real question for the new administration is whether disruption and unpredictability can be hitched to constructive strategic goals.
“You didn’t see me whining after I lost the rigged 1960 election, did you?” asks the ghost of the 37th president.