The benefits of their personal relationship are clear for the Turkish president. But the U.S. president has his reasons, too.
The U.S. foreign-policy establishment is responsible for countless woes—but the impeachment proceedings prove parts of it are better than others.
Central bankers are recognizing they have the power and responsibility to fight climate change. The Bundesbank would rather not.
Not all allies are made equal. But who’s worth the commitment, and who’s not?
The Turkish president’s war will likely fail because he doesn’t know what he wants.
The ruthless Syrian dictator is guilty of countless war crimes—and regrettably represents his country’s least bad remaining option.
There’s only one positive aspect to the disaster in Syria: It’s forcing an overdue conversation about U.S. grand strategy.
His administration’s decisions will be erratic, ill-considered, and ineffective. In other words, business as usual.
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.