February 13, 2020Diplomacy and International Institutions
Can the world still work together to address today’s most pressing global challenges? A broken economic order, Trump’s incoherent foreign policy, and the corrosion of trust offer little to be optimis…
September 13, 2019United States
Diplomacy could well come to occupy center stage for a president who relishes summitry.
March 23, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Contrasting the current pandemic with past crises underscores U.S. President Donald J. Trump's abdication of global leadership.
March 27, 2020South Korea
Policies governing face masks and other protective equipment access have revealed the high political stakes of government responses to the crisis in an election year in both countries.
March 27, 2020Coronavirus
A new coronavirus that originated in China has spread worldwide, sickening hundreds of thousands and halting economic activity. Many countries have imposed unprecedented measures to stop local outbre…
March 26, 2020Coronavirus
The rapid spread of the coronavirus in the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a new reality for most—if not all—Americans, as a growing number of U.S. states have imposed a variety of stay-at-home direct…
March 26, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
In the absence of U.S. leadership, multilateral responses to COVID-19 have been inadequate to date.
March 25, 2020Egypt
By killing the Middle East’s sense of community, the region’s dictators have helped the pandemic on its death march.
March 20, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: Democratic visions for a new direction in foreign policy, calls for a relaxation of U.S. sanctions…