November 18, 2019France
European leaders are championing multilateral cooperation as the United States continues its turn away from global leadership.
November 4, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
Proponents of restraint need to clarify what the term means, how to implement it, and its implications for U.S. national interests and world order.
October 28, 2019Election 2020
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are both progressives, but their foreign policy visions diverge in important ways.
October 21, 2019Civil Society
A "Right to Assist" could help prevent violent conflict and ease democratic transitions. But several important questions remain unanswered.
December 13, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: the National Defense Authorization Act, Latin America, and climate change.
October 7, 2019Global Governance
The 1884 International Meridian Conference gave the world standard time and constituted a seminal moment in the history of globalization.
September 30, 2019Energy and Environment
Negotiations on a Global Pact for the Environment are poised to produce a nonbinding political declaration. Ecological catastrophes, meanwhile, continue to unfold across the planet.
September 24, 2019Donald Trump
Though Trump’s tone was solemn and even-keeled, the overall thrust of his UN General Assembly speech was of transactional nationalism, emphasizing the importance of pursuing national interests and co…