How Israeli Annexation Talk Is Already Reshaping the Middle East
Palestinians withdraw from peace deals, and Jordan could be next, as Israel edges closer to appropriating land outright.
Trump Stumbles in Effort to Confront China at WHO
U.S. fails to gain support for an immediate investigation into coronavirus origins and for bringing Taiwan on as observer.
Strategists Have Forgotten the Power of Stories
The arts are invaluable to national security policymakers facing an ever-changing future.
Trump’s Epic Coronavirus Fail Follows Bush’s 9/11 Playbook
The nostalgia for George W. Bush inspired by his rousing coronavirus video message is misplaced.
The Pentagon Tries to Pivot out of the Middle East—Again
Confusion over the removal of missiles and aircraft from Saudi Arabia could invite the aggression the United States is trying to avoid.
In the Post-Pandemic Cold War, America Is Losing Europe
In the growing confrontation with China, Europe is starting to take sides—just not America’s.
Indigenous Australians Avert an Outbreak—for Now
When the coronavirus arrived, aboriginal communities sprang into action long before the government. But in light of a neglected health system, can their tenuous successes be maintained?
Don’t Let China Steal Your Steel Industry
Beijing is rapidly becoming the dominant player in an industry vital to defense and technology companies. If the United States and Europe aren’t careful, they will become dependent.