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U.S. President Joe Biden shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
U.S. President Joe Biden shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Three Key Takeaways From the Biden-Putin Summit

Moscow and Washington have turned a page from the Trump era.

Anti-Brexit supporters protest outside Downing Street in Westminster, urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to release the report from the Intelligence and Security Committee examining Russian infiltration in British politics, in London on Jan. 18.
Anti-Brexit supporters protest outside Downing Street in Westminster, urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to release the report from the Intelligence and Security Committee examining Russian infiltration in British politics, in London on Jan. 18.

4 Key Takeaways From the British Report on Russian Interference

The U.K., in contrast to the United States, never sought to establish how much Russia may have interfered with the 2016 Brexit referendum, a parliamentary committee concluded.

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic presidential debate in Miami on June 27, 2019. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic presidential debate in Miami on June 27, 2019. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

How Republicans View a Biden-Trump Race

Our contributors weigh in on Bernie Sanders’s departure from the U.S. presidential race—and what it means for an election campaign overshadowed by the coronavirus.

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders square off at the Democratic presidential debate in Washington, D.C., on Mar. 15.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders square off at the Democratic presidential debate in Washington, D.C., on Mar. 15.

Big Takeaways From the Biden-Sanders Debate

Our experts weigh in on the first head-to-head debate between the two main remaining Democratic contenders.

Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden take part in the U.S. presidential primary debate in Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 25.
Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden take part in the U.S. presidential primary debate in Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 25.

Democrats Fail the Commander-in-Chief Test

Republican foreign-policy experts weigh in on the Democrats’ Charleston debate.

Candidates take part in the Democratic Presidential Debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Feb. 19. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images
Candidates take part in the Democratic Presidential Debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Feb. 19. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images

The Debate That Democrats Didn’t Have in Las Vegas

Republican foreign-policy experts weigh in on the most eventful debate of the 2020 primary.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address

5 Foreign-Policy Takeaways from Trump’s State of the Union

The U.S. president’s third State of the Union address was perhaps his most significant. Here’s what he said—and didn’t say—about foreign policy.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. President Donald Trump display the signed “phase one” trade agreement at the White House on Jan. 15.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. President Donald Trump display the signed “phase one” trade agreement at the White House on Jan. 15.

5 Takeaways From Trump’s New China Trade Pact

The agreement may help him get reelected, but it’s only a truce, not a free trade deal.

U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured here on Dec. 12, has averted a further escalation of the trade war with China by giving way on some tariffs, but he has yet to tackle any of the underlying irritants in the trade relationship.
U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured here on Dec. 12, has averted a further escalation of the trade war with China by giving way on some tariffs, but he has yet to tackle any of the underlying irritants in the trade relationship.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be U.S.-China Trade Deal

At least the United States will avoid more tariffs, but if the deal actually happens it will skirt the real issues and have little to do with Trump’s campaign promises.

Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) listen to Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 20.
Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) listen to Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 20.

4 Key Takeaways From Sondland’s Testimony

“Everyone was in the loop,” said the U.S. ambassador to the EU, further implicating Trump, Pompeo, and Pence as the impeachment inquiry unfolds.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch (center) arrives at the U.S. Capitol to testify as part of the ongoing impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump in Washington on Oct. 11.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch (center) arrives at the U.S. Capitol to testify as part of the ongoing impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump in Washington on Oct. 11.

5 Takeaways From the Trove of Impeachment Testimony Released Monday

From allegations that the State Department bullied and intimidated diplomats called to testify to an ambassador who was pressed to send a tweet praising Trump to save her job, here’s what you need to know.

Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech on U.S.-China relations.
Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech on U.S.-China relations.

5 Takeaways From Mike Pence’s Hawkish China Speech 

The vice president lays out a wide-ranging critique of China at a critical moment for trade talks. 

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