November 28, 2017
Jeffrey Feltman discusses his five years as undersecretary-general for political affairs at the United Nations (UN), the role of the UN in mediating and preventing conflict, and the relationship betw…
June 14, 2018
“Life today seems like a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying something,” writes Editor Gideon Rose in his introduction to the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs. It seems as i…
June 6, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
June 4, 2018
Wilbur Ross has returned from Beijing empty-handed. This should be no surprise. President Trump undercut his own China trade negotiator by yet again threatening to levy a 25 percent tariff on $50 bil…
Mexico's retaliatory tariffs (on some types of steel, lamps, cheese, pork, apples, grapes, and cranberries) will swat at Trump’s political base.
May 9, 2013
Jeffrey M. Lacker discusses "too big to fail" protection for financial institutions and credible alternatives to this policy.
April 6, 2018
The president doesn't care about the damage he's doing, but others must.
April 4, 2018
Perhaps President Trump will succeed in reducing the bilateral trade deficit with China simply by reducing bilateral trade.
March 28, 2018
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and has leverage over Kim Jong-un’s regime, yet its policies focus more on border stability than nuclear threat.
March 22, 2018
The new tariffs are a high-stake gamble that economic shock and awe can succeed where negotiations have failed.