Shadow Government is a blog about U.S. foreign policy in the age of Trump, written by experienced policymakers, scholars, and practitioners from the loyal Democrat opposition. It is co-edited by Derek Chollet, Colin Kahl, and Julie Smith.
Letting the country unravel isn't an exit strategy.
Long deemed strategically irrelevant by the United States, the EU is poised to become a major geopolitical power. Washington should take note.
A political program that does not envision statehood for the Palestinians could reverse the Gulf Arab states’ tentative warming toward Israel.
The U.S. foreign-policy establishment shouldn’t balk at pledges to roll back national security commitments.
The current White House has legitimate concerns but counterproductive solutions.
Trump’s strategy is creating a crisis, not solving one.
Trump’s plan to quit the accord would provide serious cover for major emitters like China and India.
A decade after the world bailed out finance, it’s time for finance to bail out the world.
Young people care a lot about climate change—but most of them can’t vote. Here’s how governments can adapt to accommodate them.
Crops already suck up a lot of carbon dioxide. One scientist thinks they can do much more.