Elephants in the Room is a blog about U.S. foreign policy in the age of Trump, written by experienced GOP policymakers, scholars, and others not currently working in the new administration. It is curated by co-editors Peter D. Feaver and William Inboden.
The new secretary of state should focus on rebuilding his department.
But he needs a more coherent strategy in the Middle East.
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
The United States needs a policy that unifies its allies in curbing Tehran.
The U.S. president has strong personal reasons to remain in the Russian leader’s good graces.
The United States and Europe must find a synthesis between the free trading dogmas of yesterday and the nationalist impulses of today.
The United States should help its Latin American ally become a member of the OECD.
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.