Trump Has Officially Ruined Climate Change Diplomacy for Everyone
The evidence is in: the Paris Agreement doesn’t work without the United States.
Georgia Rebuffs U.S. Ambassador Pick as Too Pro-Saakashvili
The move surprised U.S. officials, given Georgia’s staunchly pro-American stance.
Pompeo’s Speech in Brussels Was Tone-Deaf and Arrogant
No one but autocrats wants to buy what he has to sell.
A Preview of Your Chinese Future
China’s vision of world order is a more radical departure—and more realistic alternative—than the West understands.
Mohammed bin Salman Is Worse Than a Criminal. He’s a Symbol.
Why is everyone so angry about Saudi Arabia's crown prince? Jamal Khashoggi is only a small part of the story.
Global Warming Is Setting Fire to American Leadership
One of the side effects of climate change will be the end of U.S. hegemony.
Five Vital Lessons From George H.W. Bush
From being wary about the Middle East to protecting America’s intelligence services, the former president was far more prescient than he’s often given credit for.
U.S. Mulls End To Remaining Aid Programs For Palestinians
Funds to Palestinian security agencies that cooperate with Israel are also in jeopardy.
Senate Summons Pompeo and Mattis Over Saudi Arabia
Lawmakers are pushing to overrule the Trump administration and end U.S. involvement in the devastating Yemeni civil war.
Ukraine’s New Front Is Europe’s Big Challenge
There’s plenty Europe should do to push back against Russia’s latest attack on Ukraine.
The Vulgar Marxism of Middle East Punditry
For political activists in the Muslim world, it's not just the economy, stupid.
How One Top Diplomat Took a Stand Against Trump’s Immigration Policy
The under secretary of state feared that canceling the temporary protected status for some immigrants would be a blight on U.S. foreign policy.
Trump Thinks He’s Helping the U.S.-Saudi Relationship. He’s Hurting It.
By avoiding a credible investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, dismissing CIA findings, and failing to take advantage of his negotiating leverage, the American president has imperiled the future of an important strategic alliance.
10 Things in the World to Be Thankful for in 2018
From Angela Merkel to America’s civil servants, a list of some bright spots in the world’s darkening sky.
Here’s How Congress Can Check Trump
The newly Democratic House of Representatives should hold the administration accountable for its worst foreign-policy instincts.
Asia Needs Pence’s Reassurance
He should confront Trump’s mistakes and put forward a positive agenda.
A Human Rights Champion Comes to the House
Congressman-elect Tom Malinowski says he hopes his diplomatic credentials can help Democrats push back on Trump.
Europe Should Let Italy Win
It’s time for Brussels to grab the wheel in the game of chicken over Rome’s budget.
Afghanistan’s Rivers Could Be India’s Next Weapon Against Pakistan
New Delhi is funding an ambitious dam near Kabul that could reduce water flow to its rival downstream. The project might spark the world’s next conflict.
The New U.N. Envoy to Syria Should Kill the Political Process to Save It
A tougher stance from the United Nations would put pressure on Assad and Putin while improving the lives of ordinary Syrians.