Neither Side Gets the Khashoggi Debate Right
The tribalism infecting U.S. domestic politics has unfortunately crept deep into the foreign-policy discourse.
Americans Are Increasingly Critical of Israel
New polling shows that the U.S. public’s views on Israel’s policies are shifting.
Start Small to Stop the Next ISIS
One year on from the defeat of the Islamic State, the new U.S. Congress should draw on lessons learned from efforts to counter violent extremism.
Trump Should Not Have Canceled His Meeting With Putin at the G-20
The United States is missing an opportunity to keep Russia in line.
China and the EU Are Growing Sick of U.S. Financial Power
They are trying their best to erode Washington’s rules.
Here’s How Congress Can Check Trump
The newly Democratic House of Representatives should hold the administration accountable for its worst foreign-policy instincts.
Asia Needs Pence’s Reassurance
He should confront Trump’s mistakes and put forward a positive agenda.
Trump’s Problem in Europe Isn’t Optics
The president’s latest trip was a disaster—but not because he acted like a boorish bully.
Bolton Is Building a Confrontational Latin America Strategy
The Trump administration is right to call out the region’s rogues for their destabilizing behavior.
The United States Should Use Its Leverage Over Saudi Arabia
Trump has a window of opportunity to demand real change.
The Foreign-Policy Establishment Reeks of Desperation
After years of failure, elites have only name-calling left.
Trump’s Blank Check Diplomacy is Remaking the U.S.-Saudi Relationship
The U.S. president wants to sweep discussion of the kingdom's involvement in Jamal Khashoggi’s killing under the rug.
The United States Is Not Doing Enough to Fight Chinese Influence
Beijing’s authoritarian political warfare demands a strong response.
Want to Win the Midterms? Spend Less on War
The intensification of the liberal-neoconservative alliance under Trump is not good news for Democrats.
In Negotiations With Iran, ‘There’s Always One More Thing’
On the podcast: Wendy Sherman recounts the grueling path to the Iran nuclear deal.
Has Trump Read His Own Counterterrorism Strategy?
The president’s views don’t seem to line up with those of his team.
Nikki Haley Will Be Back
Trump’s U.N. ambassador is the only cabinet official to have emerged from the administration stronger than ever.
Fort Trump Is a Farce
The question of a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland is complicated. The White House shouldn’t treat it as a vanity project.