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.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor was marginalized at the summit, but his hard-nosed approach will be essential to dismantling North Korea’s nukes.
Some Colombians fear that their country could go the way of Venezuela.
The country's institutions are not a counterweight to Hezbollah, but its enablers.
The best improvisation requires prep work.
The United States needs its allies if it wants to make a deal with North Korea.
The United States has a moral responsibility and pragmatic imperative to keep rights violations on the table at the Singapore summit.
Only nationalists in the military can restore a legitimate constitutional democracy.
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.