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.
Diplomacy is working—for now.
The tribalism infecting U.S. domestic politics has unfortunately crept deep into the foreign-policy discourse.
A crackdown is long overdue.
George H.W. Bush's administration was evidence of what the establishment was capable of.
He should confront Trump’s mistakes and put forward a positive agenda.
The Trump administration is right to call out the region’s rogues for their destabilizing behavior.
Trump has a window of opportunity to demand real change.
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.