January 24, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: U.S. leadership in the world; the wisdom of making campaign donors ambassadors; and early voting b…
November 6, 2019Election 2020
The latest episode of The President’s Inbox is now live. The Iowa caucuses, the formal start of the presidential nominating process, are just three months away. Given that elections matter for U.S. f…
August 26, 2019Grand Strategy
The United States should resist imperial temptations and instead pursue a foreign policy of restraint.
July 30, 2019Election 2020
Update: Jay Inslee announced on August 22, 2019, that he was ending his campaign. The two dozen candidates competing for the Democratic presidential nomination are all hoping to get to Washington…
July 10, 2019Nigeria
The principal Shiite movement in Nigeria, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), “stormed” the National Assembly in Abuja on July 7. In the resulting melee, two people may have been killed and eight injured. As is so often the case, there are few details, with claims and counter-claims.