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.
Rather than distributing military burdens equitably, Washington’s rollbacks weaken both the United States and its allies.
If Democrats win in 2020, they should work with America’s regional allies to strike a new nuclear agreement while showing zero tolerance for Tehran’s regional destabilization campaign.
The United States can build on its strategic toehold without buying the entire country.
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.
Amid tensions between Washington and Tehran, the U.S. Department of Defense needs a Senate-confirmed leader.
The White House’s fantasy proposal is bound to fail.
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.