Singapore Was Just the First Episode of Trump’s North Korea Show
Here are five issues to watch moving forward.
Trump Pardons Another Celebrity Criminal
At the Singapore summit, the U.S. president let Kim off the hook.
Trump Didn’t Prepare Much for His Meeting With Kim. Will That Matter?
The best improvisation requires prep work.
It’s Time for a Coup in Venezuela
Only nationalists in the military can restore a legitimate constitutional democracy.
The Fight Against Human Trafficking Is Too Important for Trump and Pompeo to Ignore
Efforts to end modern slavery have bipartisan support — but the State Department is still missing an ambassador-at-large to monitor and combat trafficking in persons.
Jobs and Opportunity Are the Only Path to Peace in Central America
The United States must foster free trade and economic growth in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, or the vicious cycle of violence will persist.
Trump Has No Idea How Diplomatic Deals Work
I worked on international negotiations under Obama — and now I’m watching from the sidelines as the Trump team gets it all wrong.
Myanmar’s Atrocities Demand New Sanctions
Rep. Eliot Engel’s sanctions legislation offers the right response to the Myanmar military’s campaign of murder and displacement.
Pompeo’s Iran Plan Is a Pipe Dream
The Trump team doesn’t have a post-nuke deal strategy — just a list of demands.
The United States Finally Has an Aggressive Plan to Defang Iran
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has an impressive strategy to counter Tehran and break free from two decades of failed U.S. policy.
Here’s What Trump Should Do Post-Nuke Deal
The United States must explain to its allies how withdrawing from the Iran deal fits into a larger strategy for the Middle East.
Don’t Overestimate the Power of Historic Summits
The potential for progress on the Korean Peninsula is real, but the pitfalls are plentiful.
Macron Is Too Weak to Lead the Free World
Angela Merkel may have ceded her crown to France’s president. But neither can supplant Donald Trump.
The United States Should Seize on Iran’s Currency Crisis
An anti-regime alliance of rich and poor could be the key to ending clerical rule.
Could North Korea Help Bring the United States and China Closer Together?
The mutual challenge of managing Pyongyang could offer Washington and Beijing the chance to get along.
Pyongyang Is Playing Washington and Seoul
Hollow summits between North Korea, South Korea, and the United States only serve to benefit the North.
Six Essential Tasks for Trump’s New Secretary of State
Here’s how Mike Pompeo should begin his tenure.
Trump’s Middle Ground on Iran Deal Sanctions Waivers Is a Myth
I helped negotiate the nuclear deal — and I know what would undo it.
Congress Has Willfully Abdicated Its Responsibility Over War
It’s time for legislators to share in the authority they claim to want.