Biden Makes His First Bold Move on Asia
The appointment of Kurt Campbell as Biden’s right hand on Asia will supercharge the incoming administration’s policy to counter China.
As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House
Trump’s new China hand could be a sticking point in talks with Beijing.
Trump’s National Security Council Is Replicating Reagan’s Chaos
If John Bolton isn’t careful, he could go the way of William Clark, whose hawkish policies sowed White House discord.
How Washington Got on Board With Congo’s Rigged Election
The State Department endorsed Felix Tshisekedi’s unlikely presidency, taking some U.S. officials by surprise.
Another Trump Loyalist Joins the National Security Council
Elizabeth Erin Walsh will oversee America’s troubled relations with the United Nations.
Bolton Expected to ‘Clean House’
The incoming national security advisor aims to ax dozens of White House officials as he dismantles McMaster’s NSC.
The Guerrilla Campaign Against McMaster Is Alive and Well
Now critics claim the national security advisor is hurting efforts to recruit senior White House intelligence advisors.
The Solitary Executive
Increasingly alone in the White House, the executive branch is grinding to a halt. And all Trump can do is tweet in the darkness.
The Object of McMaster’s Obsession
Mike Cernovich tries to walk the line between journalist and activist. Can he have it both ways?
Here’s the Memo That Blew Up the NSC
Fired White House staffer argued "deep state" attacked Trump administration because the president represents a threat to cultural Marxist memes, globalists, and bankers.
Top Intelligence Official on National Security Council Is Out
The man McMaster couldn’t fire has now been fired.
Trump’s Trolls Are Waging War on America’s Civil Servants
Alt-right bloggers are singling out government employees deemed hostile to the president’s agenda.
Why Trump’s Foreign Policy Can’t Be Stopped
There are almost no checks and balances on the administration’s conduct of international affairs. And most Americans are fine with that.
The Hardest Part of Trump’s National Security Strategy to Write
Sometime this year, the Trump administration intends to release the legislatively mandated National Security Strategy (NSS). What will it contain about Russia?
Time for McMaster to Choose
The national security advisor wrote the book on dereliction of duty. Is he on the verge of being complicit?
What Exactly Is the White House Denying About the ‘Trump Mishandled Classified Material’ Story?
It appears they are attempting something much bigger and more difficult: they are claiming the central allegations of the Washington Post story are false.
The Knives Are Out for Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster
In the White House “Game of Thrones for morons,” Steve Bannon is trying to turn the president against his national security advisor.
Can Trump Learn?
And is the National Security Council shake-up the beginning of the end for Steve Bannon?
In Reversal, Trump Banishes Bannon from National Security Council
National Security Advisor McMaster asserts his control in a shake-up of the NSC, but Bannon remains a powerful voice inside the White House.