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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President Obama’s Half-Brother Malik To Attend Debate at Trump’s Invitation
The move appears to be an attempt by Trump to rattle Hillary Clinton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What Would a Realist World Have Looked Like?
From Iraq and WMDs to Israel and Palestine to Syria and Russia, how the United States could’ve avoided some of its biggest mistakes.
Hillary Clinton Is Ready for Some Thanksgiving Football
Hillary Clinton sheds some light on how she and her husband Bill watch football.