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.
Two former U.S. officials argue there is no security abroad without justice at home.
Whether he is cozying up to China or scapegoating it, Trump has consistently placed his personal political interests over those of the United States.
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.
Especially in times like these, it's OK to feel for everyone whose milestone events have been canceled or postponed.
The world needs to cooperate to beat the coronavirus pandemic. That includes you, President Trump.
Here’s why Trump’s latest gambit probably won’t settle the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
And moves like his Jan. 15 announcement generally work—both to secure a leader’s power and ensure a favorable transition down the road.
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.