Europe’s Future Is as China’s Enemy
The continent can save NATO—but only if it takes Washington’s side in its growing struggle with Beijing.
Trump Can’t Do That. Can He?
On NATO withdrawal and other issues, it turns out presidential powers are constrained by norms but not laws.
Trump’s War on the World Order
Five Reads: The best Foreign Policy stories of 2018 on multilateralism.
It’s Not Too Late to Save the INF Treaty
No one should dismiss lightly an agreement that has helped keep the United States and its allies safe for a generation.
Snap Poll: What Experts Make of Trump’s Foreign Policy
International relations scholars evaluate two years of U.S. foreign policy.
Goodbye Grotius, Hello Putin
Russia’s provocations in the Kerch Strait aren’t just a challenge to Ukraine. Like Beijing in the South China Sea, Moscow is seeking to undermine international maritime law.
Three Senior Pentagon Officials Leave in Quick Succession
Departures come amid speculation that Defense Secretary Mattis is on his way out.
Bolton’s Whisper Campaign to Oust Mattis
Sources say the hawkish national security advisor is behind rumors that the defense secretary plans to resign.
Fort Trump Is a Farce
The question of a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland is complicated. The White House shouldn’t treat it as a vanity project.
The United States Needs an Afghanistan Exit Strategy
Washington should hand over U.S. military and political roles to other countries, including China.
Jeremy Corbyn Has a Soft Spot for Extremists
The British Labour leader misses no opportunity to condemn the West, but he’s full of praise for violent revolutionaries.
Don’t Let Russia Get Its Way in Macedonia
Moscow wants this weekend’s referendum to fail, but Macedonians should vote to change their country’s name and join Europe once and for all.
It’s Time for Macedonia to Accept Compromise
Voters in the country’s upcoming name-change referendum should not allow nationalist opposition or foreign interference to stand in their way.
Partition in Kosovo Will Lead to Disaster
Ill-advised land swaps and population transfers won’t bring peace. They’re more likely to revive the bloodshed that plagued the Balkans during the 1990s.
For Macedonia, Is Joining NATO and the EU Worth the Trouble?
A referendum could decide whether the country will change its name to gain entrance. But those prizes have lost their shine.
The Myth of Erdogan’s Power
Far from a sultan, the Turkish president is hemmed in by the nationalists who back him—and they don’t want him to get too close to Russia.
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.