There’s only one positive aspect to the disaster in Syria: It’s forcing an overdue conversation about U.S. grand strategy.
The Kurds have no choice but to always trust the United States—and to suffer the inevitable consequences.
A major new report about the Syrian war raises the question of whether Washington ever cared about it in the first place.
The U.S. president needs the public’s trust to conduct foreign policy. Donald Trump has forfeited it.
Getting a new nuclear deal with Iran won’t be easy—but the U.S. president’s utter lack of principle could help guide the way.
But nobody is interested in doing anything about it.
If the United States is done fighting for Saudi Arabia’s oil, it's done fighting for the entire region.
The competition between the United States and China will decide the continent’s fate—and one of them has a head start.
The United States came up with “maximum pressure”—but the Israeli government is the only one carrying it out.
In times of crisis, political legitimacy inevitably depends on practical power.
Donald Trump claims to have defeated the Islamic State—but the group was designed to prove him wrong.
The immigration issue is there for the taking for Democrats—if they don’t treat it as a culture war.