May 30, 2019North Korea
Unwavering faith in the gospel of denuclearization is not supported by an objective evaluation of its track record.
April 9, 2018Syria
Everything Trump does in Syria revolves around what’s good for Trump. And that’s bad for America.
January 16, 2018Egypt
Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.
December 19, 2017Donald Trump
Considering how destabilizing Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy has been over the past year, the National Security Strategy (NSS) the White House released on Monday is surprisingly moderate. Written u…
September 15, 2017United Nations
In a preview of President Trump’s message to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly next week, National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster on Friday repeatedly uttered two words: “sovereignty and acco…
August 10, 2017Pakistan
Nearly sixteen long years on, the United States still struggles with how to devise a strategy for success in Afghanistan. The Donald J. Trump administration’s ongoing strategic review, according to p…
July 6, 2017Donald Trump
In his major speech in Poland today, President Donald J. Trump pledged that the United States will work with its allies to defend “Western civilization” from “dire threats to our security and way of …
June 26, 2017Saudi Arabia
King Salman's son Mohammed is now the desert kingdom's dominant figure—and the challenges before him are huge.