‘The 21st-Century Space Race Is On’
Michael Waltz, Congress’s first Green Beret, talks about the new Space Force and America’s budding commercial launch industry.
The End of an Era
Latvia’s foreign minister on the demise of the U.S. missile treaty with Russia and NATO’s new focus on China.
Trump’s Iran Policy Is ‘Untethered to History’
Veteran diplomat William Burns on the U.S. president, Putin, Iraq, and the “militarization” of American diplomacy.
Dennis Ross: Trump’s Golan Giveaway ‘Makes It Harder’ to Achieve Peace
The president gave away much and got nothing in return, longtime U.S. diplomat says.
The Hanoi Talks Failed. But That Could Be a Blessing in Disguise.
Former President Barack Obama’s arms control czar says Trump gained by showing he’s “not a soft touch.”
Pakistan Claims Kashmir’s ‘Moral High Ground’
The president of Pakistani Kashmir explains why his country deserves far more credit for its role in the disputed region.
Are India and Pakistan on the Verge of a Water War?
In reprisal for a deadly terrorist attack in Kashmir, the Indian government says it will divert river waters that downstream Pakistan has been counting on.
‘Netanyahu Delegitimized Me’
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni discusses the upcoming Israeli election and why she bowed out.
Afghan Women Are ‘Not Willing to Give Up Their Rights’
In an interview, Afghanistan’s first female ambassador to Washington sets a hard line for Taliban peace talks.
Transformation in Iran Will Come From Women
On the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a former political prisoner assesses the prospect of change in Iran.
Ryan Crocker: The Taliban Will ‘Retake the Country’
Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan likens Trump "framework" deal to U.S. position on Vietnam at Paris peace talks.
Taking on the Kremlin From His Couch
Eliot Higgins and Bellingcat are fighting Vladimir Putin and his ilk, using little more than computers and smartphones.
Surveillance Is a Tech Problem, but It Requires a Policy Solution
Apple’s former security chief explains why he took a job with the ACLU.
Why the Indictment of the Lawyer at the Trump Tower Meeting Matters
Veselnitskaya is charged with obstructing justice—hand in glove with the Russian government.
McFaul: Whelan’s Arrest Is ‘Very Strange’
The former U.S. ambassador to Russia says the former Marine's detention doesn’t fit the pattern of previous ones.
Paul Whelan’s Brother: Family Knew Little About His Interest in Russia
They learned about the Marine’s bad conduct discharge from media.
‘Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception’
What satellite imagery tells us about North Korea’s ballistic missile program.