Here’s How Trump Can Hasten Maduro’s Exit
Thoughtful U.S. policies could help restore Venezuela’s democracy.
Trump’s Foreign Policy Is a Work in Progress
His successes and failures defy simplistic, partisan assessment.
Mattis Was the Best Secretary of Defense Trump Could Have Had
In grading him, we must adjust for the difficulty of the assignment.
Mattis’s Resignation Isn’t a Crisis Yet—But It Probably Will Be
The U.S. secretary of defense was right to resign in protest, but Trump can’t handle the consequences.
Neither Side Gets the Khashoggi Debate Right
The tribalism infecting U.S. domestic politics has unfortunately crept deep into the foreign-policy discourse.
Once Upon a Time, U.S. Foreign Policy Worked
George H.W. Bush's administration was evidence of what the establishment was capable of.
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.
History Will Remember George H.W. Bush Kindly
The United States owes a great debt to its 41st president.
Asia Needs Pence’s Reassurance
He should confront Trump’s mistakes and put forward a positive agenda.
Bolton Is Building a Confrontational Latin America Strategy
The Trump administration is right to call out the region’s rogues for their destabilizing behavior.
The United States Should Use Its Leverage Over Saudi Arabia
Trump has a window of opportunity to demand real change.
Here’s How Trump Should Prepare for Iranian Escalation
Once sanctions are back in full force, the United States needs to be ready for the worst.
The United States Is Not Doing Enough to Fight Chinese Influence
Beijing’s authoritarian political warfare demands a strong response.
The Sad Decline of Brazil’s Political Establishment
Voters are manifesting their profound unhappiness with the status quo. Jair Bolsonaro is the result.
Can Nikki Haley Deliver One Last Time?
It’s not too late for Trump’s departing U.N. ambassador to cut Washington’s peacekeeping costs.
How Trump Can Get a Better Deal on Iran
The United States needs to keep Europe on board, go beyond sanctions, and ensure lasting bipartisan support for its new policy.
Nikki Haley Will Be Back
Trump’s U.N. ambassador is the only cabinet official to have emerged from the administration stronger than ever.
Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance Is a Slap in the Face to the United States
Washington should explore retaliatory measures that impose real costs on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.