January 24, 2020Myanmar
The International Court of Justice issued an important decision aimed at protecting Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority, but its impact is unclear.
January 13, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The U.S. secretary of state appears to have one foot out the door—and that’s exactly what U.S. diplomats have been waiting for.
December 16, 2019Afghanistan War
America’s longest war continues not because of government deception but because successive presidents have judged the risks of withdrawal to be higher than the costs of commitment.
September 13, 2019United States
Diplomacy could well come to occupy center stage for a president who relishes summitry.
August 20, 2019Trade
The trade war between the United States and China has entered a new and dangerous phase.
July 1, 2019G20 (Group of Twenty)
President Trump delayed tariffs on China and visited North Korea over the weekend, contributing to the most unpredictable international environment in decades.
May 23, 2019United States
In January 1986, Ronald Reagan marched into a meeting of his economic advisory board and let off steam about inflation. “I used to pay $50 for a suit,” he fumed. “Now $50 will hardly get it cleaned.”…