February 15, 2019United States
President Donald J. Trump has declared a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. James M. Lindsay previously spoke with Matt Waxman, a professor of law at Columbia Law School…
November 1, 2019United States
Each week, I look at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
September 10, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.
December 15, 2011Defense and Security
Members of the U.S. Air Force board a plane at al-Asad air base in Iraq before flying to the United States. (Mohammed Ameen/courtesy Reuters) I woke up this morning to an email inbox full of news al…
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.