The Myth of U.S. Energy Independence Has Gone Up in Smoke
Attacks on Saudi Arabia prove that, when it comes to oil, Washington still isn’t close to being master of its own fate.
Trump’s Defense Cuts in Europe Will Backfire
Rather than distributing military burdens equitably, Washington’s rollbacks weaken both the United States and its allies.
Trump Team Debates Response to Strikes on Saudi Oil
Pentagon is cautious as Riyadh requests additional U.S. forces.
Israeli Election Deadlock Could Mean no New Government for Months
Netanyahu vows to fight on after failing to secure a majority.
Western Accolades Are Egging Autocrats On
The Gates Foundation is giving an award to Narendra Modi. That's a big mistake.
Annexing the West Bank Will Destabilize Jordan
Netanyahu’s election promise won’t just hurt Israel, it will create chaos for its eastern neighbor and a diplomatic backlash too.
Coming Sept. 23: And Now the Hard Part
Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for a new podcast focused on practical solutions to the biggest challenges facing the world today.
Announcing the 2019 Essay Contest
Tell us how you think U.S. engagement with Russia should change to best improve global security.
This Is the Moment That Decides the Future of the Middle East
If the United States is done fighting for Saudi Arabia’s oil, it's done fighting for the entire region.
Russia’s Future Is Still in the Hands of Putin’s Cronies
The president’s allies are starting to express discontent. They’ll stick with him for now, but a change could be coming.
What You Need to Know About the Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities
So far, attacks attributed to Iran haven’t resulted in a military confrontation with the United States.
Russia and China Are Trying to Set the U.N.’s Rules on Cybercrime
At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States must push back against their agenda.
Former 5th Fleet Commander: Iran Attacks on Saudi Oil a ‘Significant Escalation’
Retired Vice Adm. John Miller says the United States and Saudi Arabia should ratchet up the war in Yemen to hit back at Iran.
The Great Anti-China Tech Alliance
The United States and Europe will regret letting Beijing win the race to govern digital technology.
Beijing’s South China Sea Aggression Is a Warning to Taiwan
China’s salami-slicing tactics can be countered—if Taipei stays smart.