Republican nominee Donald Trump (R) stands with his son  Donald Trump Jr. after the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

What Did Trump Know About His Son’s Meeting, and When Did He Know It?

The administration has resorted to slippery statements and obfuscations, but the truth is closing in around it.

Tokyo, JAPAN:  US real estate developer Donald Trump speaks at a press conference as his company will develop a 38-story hotel condominium in central Waikiki as a part of Waikiki Beach Walk redevelopment project, at a Tokyo hotel 30 October 2006.  Trumph is now here for the promotion of his new project in Hawaii.   AFP PHOTO/YOSHIKAZU TSUNO  (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s Peace Through Strength Vision for the Asia-Pacific

How the Republican nominee will rewrite America’s relationship with Asia.

(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between US Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton (L) and Donald Trump. The November 8, 2016 election will decide between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald TrumpRomney who will win to become the next President of the United States ***LEFT IMAGE***   PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28:  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 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 Alex Wong/Getty Images)  ***RIGHT IMAGE***  LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 15:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during the CNN Republican presidential debate on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the last GOP debate of the year, with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) gaining in the polls in Iowa and other early voting states and Donald Trump rising in national polls.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The United States Needs a Post-Election Peace Plan

I study fractured societies from post-war Côte d’Ivoire to post-Arab Spring Tunisia. Here’s how the next president can heal a divided electorate.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a Valdai Discussion Club meeting of political scientists in Sochi on October 27, 2016. / AFP / SPUTNIK / Mikhail KLIMENTYEV        (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin Won’t Be Sweating the Election Result on Tuesday

Moscow insiders say it doesn’t matter who wins on November 8. Putin has America right where he wants it.


How to Turn Things Around in Syria

I’m the only presidential candidate with a plan to bring an end to the worst crisis in the Middle East.

New citizens wave US flags before being sworn in during a Naturalization Ceremony conducted to swear in 125 new citizenship candidates at a ceremony on Liberty Island on October 28, 2011 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty.   AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

This Moment, This America

This election is revealing not only the greatness of democracy but the greatness of the American people. Now go vote.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Delaware County Fair in Delaware, Ohio on October 20, 2016. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Can’t Undermine American Democracy Because It Barely Even Exists

And anyway, we’ve survived far more serious threats than this loathsome joker in the past.

NOGALES, AZ -  MAY 14:  A steel wall separates Nogales, Sonora, Mexico (L) from a U.S. Border Patrol agent in his sector May 14, 2006 in Nogales, Arizona. U.S. President George W. Bush will address the nation on the immigration issue May 15.  (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

What if You Built a Wall and Nobody Came?

Regardless of who pays for it, how high it is, how long, or how beautiful, the Trump Wall will be useless for keeping out immigrants trying to cross the border illegally.


The 18 Essential Foreign-Policy Questions Clinton and Trump Need to Answer

Want to be commander in chief? You'll need to get through our columnists first.


Sorry Folks, Veterans Are Not Necessarily Experts on Foreign Policy

Just because you’ve worn a uniform doesn’t make you uniquely qualified to offer political judgment on matters of state.


Trump and Clinton Have No Idea How to Deal With Putin

Murky links to Moscow and speculation of Kremlin interference have dominated the U.S. election. So how come neither candidate has a coherent Russia policy?

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 25:  Bernie Sanders supporters are joined by other groups as they march towards FDR Park on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The convention is expected to attract thousands of protesters, members of the media and Democratic delegates to the City of Brotherly Love.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sanders Backers Say DNC Leak Won’t Unravel Party Unity Bid — Protesters Say Otherwise

There’s division about whether the suspected Russian hack that’s forced out the DNC chair will impact the Democrats ultimately coming together behind Clinton.

A Bosnian Muslim woman, survivor of Srebrenica atrocities in 1995, Sehida Abdurahmanovic, arrives at Potocari memorial cemetery, near Srebrenica, on March 31, 2010, to visit graves and pay her respects to relatives, victims of the Bosnian-Serb ofensive in July 1995. Serbia's Srebrenica apology on Wednesday March 31 met with bitterness and cynicism in Bosnia where Muslim survivors of the massacre slammed Belgrade for dodging the term genocide and Bosnian Serbs felt betrayed. AFP PHOTO / ELVIS BARUKCIC (Photo credit should read ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images)

The Bosnian War Cables

The 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords is a time to reflect on the power of American diplomacy. But it is also a time for a reckoning of America’s dismal diplomatic response to genocide in the heart of Europe.

Burundian soldiers walk near a burning barricade erected by protesters as people demonstrate against the president's bid for a third term in power in Musaga, in the outskirts of Bujumbura, on April 27, 2015. Police in Burundi battled protestors on April 27 in a second day of demonstrations over a bid by the central African nation's president for a third term in office. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA        (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 21 Years Later, Washington Faces Another Problem From Hell

The U.S. and its allies failed to stop Rwanda from descending into genocide. With Burundi teetering on the brink, they are facing a new and very dangerous test.


Did Hillary Clinton Rise Above the Rest in the First Democratic Debate?

This was the moment when the former secretary of state proved she has the goods to be the nominee.


Clinton’s TPP Paradox: Why Is the Trade Pact Worse than the Iran Deal?

The democratic presidential contender is using the same logic to oppose the the trade deal that she excoriated in the critics of the nuclear agreement.

Hillary Clinton Addresses National Council for Behavioral Health Conference

Livestream: Hillary Clinton Addresses U.N., Press Conference Likely to Follow

Watch a livestream of Hillary Clinton's address to the United Nations, which will reportedly be followed with a press conference to address her email scandal.

Load 10 More Articles