At the Hanoi Summit, Trump Should Hold Himself to His Own Standards
A freeze-for-freeze deal is exactly what the administration once swore it would not accept.
North Korea Sells Weapons Worldwide While Trump Pushes for Peace
The U.S. president trashed the Iran nuclear deal because of Tehran’s bad behavior. But Pyongyang is little better, says a confidential U.N. report.
Trump and Kim Gotta Have Faith
There's no reason for the United States and North Korea to trust each other. But they have to try anyway.
Build the Wall—To Keep Out the BMWs and Benzes
Trump’s threatened trade war against European cars would hurt America most.
Here’s How Trump Can Hasten Maduro’s Exit
Thoughtful U.S. policies could help restore Venezuela’s democracy.
Hanoi Is Happy Cozying Up to Trump
At the U.S.-North Korea summit, the host may be the biggest winner.
Start the North Korea Hearings. And the Saudi Arabia Hearings. And the China Hearings…
How can Congress avoid getting sidelined on foreign policy? There’s only one right answer.
Trump Declares National Emergency in ‘Slap in the Face to Military Families’
The president will divert billions that would have gone to military construction projects.
North Korea Needs a Real Deal, Not a Trump Special
The Hanoi summit can be a step forward—if both sides commit.
With Emergency Declaration, Trump Sticks by His Populist Persona
Trump will continue targeting immigrants, while the Democrats will target the rich. Success in 2020 will depend on the messaging.
Trump May Have $21 Billion in Military Funds Available for the Wall
The president plans to sign a federal spending bill and declare a national emergency to bankroll his long-promised border wall.
Trump’s Foreign Policy Is a Work in Progress
His successes and failures defy simplistic, partisan assessment.
Western Leaders Are Promoting Dictatorship, Not Democracy, in Egypt
Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Cairo and Donald Trump’s cheerleading have bolstered Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he faces popular protest over his latest power grab.
Mattis Was the Best Secretary of Defense Trump Could Have Had
In grading him, we must adjust for the difficulty of the assignment.
Jared Kushner and the Art of Humiliation
Trump’s son-in-law has become known as a deal-maker. But with the Palestinians, his approach appears to be take it or leave it.
Trump Is America’s First Contradiction-in-Chief
The United States has never had a military leader as bold, naive, and arrogant as the current president.
Mexico Isn’t Helping Refugees. It’s Depriving Them of Their Rights.
The humanitarian visas offered to migrants don’t allow them to work, study, or receive benefits while letting the Mexican government duck its responsibilities under international law.