Europe Should Look to What the United States Does—Not What Trump Says
Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia’s former president, on what to make of U.S. foreign policy toward Russia.
Why I Didn’t Sign Up to Defend the International Order
The world needs new institutions for a new era—and nostalgia for a past that never existed won't help.
A Russian Attack on Montenegro Could Mean the End of NATO
Trump doesn’t think the country is worth defending. Putin has already tried to destabilize it once—the West can’t let it happen again.
NATO Isn’t What You Think It Is
An attack on one isn't really an attack on all and four other misunderstood facts about the Western defense alliance.
The World Order Is Starting to Crack
America's allies and adversaries are adapting to Donald Trump in ways that can't easily be reversed.
‘We Have No Idea What President Trump Would Do in a Crisis with Russia.’
Poland’s former defense and foreign minister explains how Trump left Eastern Europe in the lurch.
How Much Damage Did Trump Cause in Helsinki?
The president’s disgraceful remarks could have disturbing results.
Trump’s Performance in Helsinki Shouldn’t Have Come as a Surprise
U.S. allies in Europe are resigned to a trans-Atlantic relationship that keeps getting worse.
Trump Fumed, but NATO Members Got What They Wanted
Think the NATO summit was a complete dumpster fire? Think again.
U.S. Envoy to NATO: A Washington Insider Caught Between Trump and a Hard Place
Kay Bailey Hutchison will have to clean up whatever mess the president leaves behind in Brussels.
Security Brief: NATO Braces for Trump; Pompeo Continues Asia Tour Following Tense North Korea Visit
Top NATO leaders worry the U.S. president is raring for a fight.
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.
The EU and NATO and Trump — Oh My!
Donald Trump’s trans-Atlantic policy is a contradiction in terms.
U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Resigns in Disgust After Trump Anti-Europe Rants
James Melville is the latest in a string of career diplomat resignations over Trump’s comments and policies.
Ahead of NATO Summit, U.S. President Exhorts Allies to Pay Up
European officials worry that Trump could roil yet another international summit.
Children Are Paying the Price for Afghanistan’s Endless War
As schools become targets, young Afghans are living and working on the streets — and the government isn’t doing much to protect them.
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.
Here’s What the Senate Should Ask Mike Pompeo
Democratic foreign-policy veterans want answers from Trump’s pick for secretary of state.
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.