America’s laden tables used to wow queens and premiers. But is state dinner diplomacy as outdated as lobster aspic?
The president will divert billions that would have gone to military construction projects.
The Hanoi summit can be a step forward—if both sides commit.
Setting the bar too low for African democracies, as the international community did in Madagascar, encourages electoral manipulation and bad governance.
Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Cairo and Donald Trump’s cheerleading have bolstered Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he faces popular protest over his latest power grab.
Human beings are rarely rational—so it’s time we all stopped pretending they are.
There’s a difference between fair and unfair criticisms of AIPAC—and it’s time everyone, including AIPAC, acknowledges it.
The United States has never had a military leader as bold, naive, and arrogant as the current president.
Six reasons some powerful states punch below their weight for lengthy periods.