Libya an Obstacle on Tunisia’s Path to Stability
In an interview, Tunisian foreign minister says Western-led action in Libya in 2011 was reckless.
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.
It’s Time for the United States and Europe to Face the Politics of Cultural Displacement
Ethnic nationalism is about more than just economic anxieties.
Trump Is Losing His Own 3D Chess Game
Trade is a complex global system. The White House has misidentified the problem—and created much bigger ones.
It’s Time for the United States to Push for a Better Zimbabwe
Monday’s election is an opportunity for Washington to come down on the side of accountability and constitutional rule.
Trump Is Poised to Do Irreparable Harm to World Trade
Here’s what other countries can do to stop him.
Democrats Will Regret Becoming the Anti-Russia Party
Riling up the public against Moscow is good for Democrats in the short term—and bad for America.
There’s No Such Thing as ‘Traditional’ Republican Foreign Policy
Trump can't ruin the GOP's foreign-policy principles, because there aren't any to ruin.
Trump Should Work With Putin to Develop a New Framework for Syria
U.S.-Russia relations have reached a generational low—but there’s still room for cooperation to avert a wider war in the Middle East.
Religious Persecution Is on the Rise. It’s Time for Policymakers and Academics to Take Notice.
“Under Caesar’s Sword,” a new book on the repression of Christians, sheds light on issues that officials from around the world have gathered in Washington to discuss.
How Much Damage Did Trump Cause in Helsinki?
The president’s disgraceful remarks could have disturbing results.
Trump’s Performance in Helsinki Shouldn’t Have Come as a Surprise
U.S. allies in Europe are resigned to a trans-Atlantic relationship that keeps getting worse.
Trump Is Coming Off as Putin’s Poodle, But That Actually Undermines Russia’s Main Goal
Trump isn’t as useful to Putin as one might think.
Thank You, Jimmy Carter
Restoring the reputation of America’s most underrated foreign-policy president.
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.