The Nationalist Internationale Is Crumbling
Steve Bannon is trying to sell Trumpism to Eastern Europeans—but shared ideologies die hard when they run into economic and military realities.
Europe Should Call Trump’s Bluff
Spending 4 percent of the EU’s GDP on defense would boost sagging economies and protect the continent at a time when U.S. leadership is lacking.
Trump Fumed, but NATO Members Got What They Wanted
Think the NATO summit was a complete dumpster fire? Think again.
Trump Is Right About Germany’s Low-Energy Military
Berlin needs to spend more on defense, but the U.S. president's public demands are making it politically impossible.
NATO Chief Worried About Fissures Between United States and Europe
In an interview with Foreign Policy, Jens Stoltenberg cautioned against a new arms race with Russia.
Merkel’s Military Revival
Germany is poised to become Europe’s first line of defense, but facing down a revanchist Russia will require more spending and better coordination among NATO allies.
The Military’s ‘Readiness’ Scam Worked Again
The Pentagon always complains for more money – and politicians always eventually give in.
America’s Military Is Choking on Old Technology
As its rivals invest in new military hardware, Washington is stuck refurbishing obsolete equipment.
Can Mattis Succeed Where His Predecessors Have Failed?
The 2018 National Defense Strategy has its priorities straight. But budgetary challenges could get in the way.
The Pentagon’s Third Offset May Be Dead, But No One Knows What Comes Next
Experts say the U.S. advantage over China and Russia is eroding.
Rex Tillerson Is About to Make a Terrible Mistake
The knives are out for "F" at the State Department. The secretary should be strengthening rather than dismantling it.
Trump Administration Seeks to Slash Counterterrorism Funding
On the chopping block: incident response teams, air marshals, and nuclear detection.
Pentagon Has No Plans to Lift Freeze on Funds for Pakistan
Even after the Pentagon chief’s visit to Islamabad, the two sides remain at an impasse.
America’s Military Doesn’t Have Enough Money to Do Its Job
Donald Trump promised a bigger defense budget, but the Pentagon is still waiting.
‘Quantum Computing … Changes Everything’
Google’s Eric Schmidt talks to Foreign Policy about the future of technology, security, and killer robots.
The GOP Tax Plan Is a Threat to National Security
As our federal debt spirals up and up, military readiness will inevitably suffer.
Trump Was Right: NATO Is Obsolete
To fight the wars to come, the transatlantic alliance is going to need to start spending more — but not on tanks and fighter jets.
Trump Discovers Article 5 After Disastrous NATO Visit
Trump’s public performance in Brussels was a disaster. Behind closed doors, it was even worse.