January 17, 2019
A move to block sanctions relief has been defeated, averting a likely spike in global aluminum prices but also spotlighting the tough road ahead for Congress in shaping policy on Russia.
November 29, 2018
The United States and Russia are at odds on so many issues that the upcoming summit could convince their two presidents to give up on better relations and accept estrangement.
November 30, 2018
His personalistic presidency threatens years of hard-won institutional gains.
January 14, 2019
The United States should avoid a rapid, unconditional exit from Afghanistan but also minimize the costs of staying.
January 11, 2019
The central takeaway from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Cairo speech is that the United States needs to rely more on allies to stabilize the Middle East.
January 9, 2019
Investing more in human capital is the region’s best hope to escape the middle-income trap.
Erdogan promises to finish America's fight against the Islamic State, but it's the Kurds that he's out to destroy.
October 21, 2018
Even calculating for the rising threat from China, leaving the INF puts the United States in a worse strategic position than if it were to stay in.
November 27, 2018
Injustice, not economic class, is what’s turning voters against the political establishment.
December 20, 2018
A long-awaited election in the Democratic Republic of Congo offers hope for the country’s first democratic transition, but a contested result could incite turmoil.