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.
Israel’s annexation of Palestinian territory won’t trigger a disaster. But the aftermath will be toxic for the Jewish state.
Geopolitical ignorance is no longer funny when it impacts U.S. national security.
Two former U.S. officials argue there is no security abroad without justice at home.
With Trump’s blessing, Israel is getting ready to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank as soon as July. Biden shouldn’t go along.
The November election isn’t just the most important political event of 2020 in the United States. It’s the most important political event in the world.
While the world is shut down, history hasn’t stopped. Authoritarians are seizing the opportunity.
Especially in times like these, it's OK to feel for everyone whose milestone events have been canceled or postponed.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.