September 13, 2019United States
Diplomacy could well come to occupy center stage for a president who relishes summitry.
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.
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.
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.
March 6, 2020International Criminal Court
The ICC appeals chamber’s decision to move ahead on an investigation of grave abuses by combatants in Afghanistan, including U.S. forces, marks an unprecedented move that is likely to arouse intensiv…