As Trump Walks Back Russia Comments, Senate Summons Pompeo for Hearing on Helsinki
The president said he misspoke when he sided with Putin over the U.S. intelligence community, but that may not be enough to quell Republican furor.
Trump’s Treason by Father Complex
When the U.S. president looks at Vladimir Putin, he doesn't see his handler. He sees his dad.
Robert Mueller Is Fighting a War
The special prosecutor's latest indictments prove he's waging more than just a legal battle.
Europe Should Call Trump’s Bluff
Spending 4 percent of the EU’s GDP on defense would boost sagging economies and protect the continent at a time when U.S. leadership is lacking.
Trump’s Battle Against Breastfeeding Is a Small Part of a Wider War
With escalating drug prices and growing vaccine paranoia, American populism is taking down the edifice of global public health.
Security Brief: Trump and Putin Meet in Helsinki; High-Flying News From a Big British Air Show; U.S. Army Steps into the Future
Catch up on everything you need to know about the Trump-Putin meeting, big air shows in Europe, and other top news.
Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Robots can actually create jobs — if countries get their trade policies right.
Pride and Prejudice in Tehran
To understand Iran’s foreign policy, you need to learn a little Farsi.
Trump Remains Evasive on Crimea Ahead of Summit With Putin
Legal experts say the U.S. president has authority to recognize Crimea as part of Russia, but sanctions would remain.
White House Official Who Advocated for Refugees Sacked and Escorted From Office
Jennifer Arangio had clashed with Stephen Miller and other hard-line aides to Trump.
White House Wants to Know Political Leanings of Job Applicants at the U.N.
New questionnaire asks about public statements, support for politicians.
Putin Sees Trump as an Easy Mark on Syria
Before their Helsinki summit, the U.S. president has given his Russian counterpart little reason to take him seriously.
Boris Johnson’s Great Leap Forward
Britain’s conservatives were once known for sensible stewardship of the economy. Now, the Tory Maoists are blowing it up.
Trump Fumed, but NATO Members Got What They Wanted
Think the NATO summit was a complete dumpster fire? Think again.
‘Take Back Control’? Brexit Is Tearing Britain Apart
Prime Minister Theresa May thinks it’s her duty to deliver Brexit, but the outcome could entail splitting her party and impoverishing Britain.
First They Came for the Immigrants. Then They Came for the Robots.
Politicians must prepare voters for automation; otherwise, opportunistic populists will seize the agenda.
Trump Has Nobody to Blame for North Korea but Himself
The president's pivot to "strategic impatience" has made an already difficult task substantially more so.
Once Upon a Time, Helsinki Meant Human Rights
Trump’s summit with Putin risks tarnishing a legacy of Republican moral leadership.
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.