September 9, 2019Afghanistan
President Trump’s announcement to halt peace talks in Afghanistan gives U.S. negotiators a chance to correct three critical mistakes.
July 9, 2019China
Under President Xi Jinping, China is pressing the United Nations’ human rights body to favor national sovereignty and development over calling out domestic rights abuses.
June 18, 2019Iran
The narrow and congested Mideast waterway has become a site of escalating U.S.-Iran tensions. Conflict in the wake of tanker attacks there could jolt global oil supplies.
November 14, 2019Turkey
Trump and Erdogan resolved few of the sharp U.S.-Turkish differences over defense and Middle East policy but the visit likely boosted Erdogan’s stature at home.
August 6, 2018Iran
The United States has reactivated sanctions against Iran that could trigger the collapse of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal.