February 9, 2018
China is believed to spend billions of dollars to boost its international image, but it has yet to see a marked return on its investment in soft power.
December 20, 2017
An important legislative deadline passed last week in Washington without much mention. You might remember that back on October 13, President Donald Trump announced he would not certify that Iran was …
November 9, 2017
CFR's John B. Bellinger III joins James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to examine the Authorization for Use of Military Force.
January 5, 2018
Who calls the shots in Iran on economic policy, security, and responding to domestic calls for reform? A look at the government's organization chart indicates how complicated the answer is.
January 18, 2018
I sat down today with my colleague Max Boot to discuss his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. It was a far-ranging discussion about the Vietnam War and…
January 12, 2018
Amid deliberations over President Trump’s first budget, debate has intensified over how to improve the nation’s infrastructure, as analysts say U.S. transportation, water, and other systems face majo…
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
February 15, 2018
Monday is Presidents’ Day. To get you in the proper celebratory mood, TWE presents its seventh annual Presidents’ Day quiz. If you are feeling up to it, you can try the quizzes from 2012, 2013, 2014,…
December 27, 2017
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…
February 14, 2018
Italy’s elections will shape the country’s response to economic stagnation, migration woes, and European integration, with repercussions across the continent.