Bill Clinton

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the podium after making a statement on Iran at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, on Jan. 3.

Trump’s ‘Wag the Dog’ Moment

We were in the White House when President Bill Clinton was wrongly accused of using military power to aid his own political fortunes. Here’s why this time is different.

U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations General Assembly

World Leaders Stood Behind Bill Clinton When He Was Impeached. Not So Trump.

The allies Trump has snubbed are shrugging off his impeachment—or just laughing.

Sens. Joe Biden (right) and Jesse Helms, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, chat with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 7, 1999.

Trump Administration Takes Down Biden’s Legacy—at the U.N.

Quietly, the administration has been undermining the former vice president’s legislative fix to the perennial issue of U.S. dues.

Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization Yasser Arafat addresses delegates of the Organization of African Unity in July 1972 in Kampala, Uganda.

Theresa May Is Negotiating Like Yasser Arafat

The late Palestinian leader was legendary for forsaking promising opportunities, caving to extremists, and failing to appreciate the challenges of negotiating against a stronger opponent. Britain’s prime minister has perfected his diplomatic style.

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin shakes hands with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at the start of the second trilateral meeting with U.S. President Jimmy Carter at Camp David on Sept. 7, 1978. The talks led to the Camp David Accords.(Bettmann Archives via Getty Images)

Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians?

A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.

U.S. President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat shake hands before a meeting in Oslo to discuss the Mideast peace process on Nov. 2, 1999. (Lise Aserud/AFP/Getty Images)

If Trump Wants the Ultimate Deal, He Must Not Repeat These Mistakes

Israeli-Palestinian peace is elusive because both sides—and the United States—have made a series of damaging but preventable errors.

U.S. President Bill Clinton, center, prepares to give the opening address of the historic Israel-PLO Oslo Accords signing ceremony on Sept. 13, 1993 at the White House with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat at his side. (Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images)

The Oslo Accords Are Dead, but There Is Still a Path to Peace

On the 25th anniversary of the landmark Israeli-Palestinian deal, activists and diplomats should focus on recreating the conditions that made it possible.

Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at a map in his country at his residence of Novo-Ogaryevo outside Moscow, on Aug. 11, 2006. (Dmitry Astakhov)

Russia’s Clash With the West Is About Geography, Not Ideology

The Marshall Plan recognized the limits of U.S. power in Europe. To be successful, so must diplomacy with Moscow today.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22:  Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and husband, Former U.S. President Bill Clinton embrace during the Opening Plenary Session: Reimagining Impact for the Clinton Global Initiative on September 22, 2014 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

The Clinton Global Initiative Isn’t Really Dead

The obituaries missed how Bill Clinton’s most important post-presidential legacy lives on in spirit – and in practice.


Police Hit in Deadly Iowa Ambush at the Height of Presidential Campaign

The Clinton campaign canceled events in the wake of the shooting, which comes amid an uptick in deadly attacks on law enforcement.


Paul Ryan Says He Will No Longer Defend Donald Trump

Ryan's move allows other Republicans wary of Trump to follow suit.


FBI: An Account on Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Hacked

An unidentified hacker compromised the email of a Bill Clinton staffer.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26:  Former US President Bill Clinton delivers remarks on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by )

Bill Clinton’s Loyalty Test for Muslim Americans

It’s time for the Democrats to rise above the GOP’s divisive anti-Muslim rhetoric. Here’s hoping Hillary won’t repeat her husband’s shameful words.


Attorney General Will Listen to Prosecutors in Clinton Email Inquiry

The decision comes days after Lynch met with former President Bill Clinton.

19 Apr 1991:  Muhammad Ali looks on during a bout between Evander Holyfield and George Foreman at Caesar''s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Barry Jarvinan  /Allsport

Watch Bill Clinton and Others Memorialize International Icon Muhammad Ali

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not attend after his requests to honor Ali were denied.


You Can Negotiate Anything – Even North Korea

The United States made a good deal with Pyongyang in 1994. But why has Obama forsaken the path of negotiation with the Hermit Kingdom?


Romney: Trump’s ‘Imagination Must Not be Married to Real Power’ ’

Mitt Romney attacked Donald Trump on all fronts in an effort to prevent the billionaire businessman from winning the 2019 GOP presidential nomination.

EGYPT - DECEMBER 17:  Close up Boutros Boutros-Ghali at home in Cairo, Egypt on December 17, 1991.  (Photo by Jean-Michel TURPIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Requiem for a U.N. Chief Who Fought Washington — and Lost

Former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who died Tuesday, knew how to joke around with Ali G but lost a war of wills with the Clinton administration.