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.
Trump’s plan to quit the accord would provide serious cover for major emitters like China and India.
The United States should be working to help negotiate peace rather than fanning the flames of another failed war.
Trump should dial back the admonishment and offer allies the chance to unite over common purpose.
As the world looks on, it’s up to Washington to demonstrate the strength of its institutions.
Seeking the right partners is just as important as avoiding the wrong ones.
Jugaad once symbolized immense potential, but the endless shortcuts are now holding the country back.