Ten takeaways from the biggest civil-military crisis (so far) of the Trump administration.
Neither Trump nor the international relations experts who cheered his choice to withdraw U.S. troops have wrestled adequately with the costs of departure.
Tensions and lawlessness could spiral into armed conflict.
When it comes to international cooperation, the White House is repeating the mistakes of the past.
On Beijing’s doorstep, Ulaanbaatar continues to defy the geopolitical odds.
Donald Trump should use the U.N. General Assembly as an opportunity to open dialogue with Mohammad Javad Zarif.
It’s finally time to breathe new life into the country’s moribund economy.
Prime Minister Mahdi is trying to bring the Popular Mobilization Forces under control of the government, but even he probably knows it won’t work.
The United States and Russia can’t maintain the global system of nuclear deterrence on their own anymore.
U.S. health aid can also promote stability, mitigate extremism, and avoid costly longer-term military interventions.
It won’t bring the regime in from the cold, but it will save lives.
Republicans and Democrats have every reason to compromise and ratify the agreement.