January 6, 2020World Order
The international politics of 2020 bear unnerving resemblance to the conditions that precipitated World War II.
December 17, 2019Women and Women's Rights
Multilateral institutions often focus on rhetoric over action in countering violence against women. States inclined to do better should take matters into their own hands and adopt feminist foreign po…
December 16, 2019Global Governance
The incipient Alliance for Multilateralism comes at a pivotal moment, but its ambiguous identity represents a potential stumbling block.
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.
December 9, 2019Antarctica
The era of scientific cooperation that birthed the Antarctic Treaty, when contrasted with the global threat posed by climate change, attests to the need for a new, planetary politics.
December 2, 2019Cybersecurity
Incipient cyber norms will not become established principles of conduct overnight.
November 25, 2019Election 2020
Update: Deval Patrick announced on February 12, 2020, that he was ending his campaign for president. Deval Patrick is testing the accuracy of the old saying, “Better late than never.” Last Decembe…
November 25, 2019Europe
Achieving strategic autonomy will require Europeans to develop a coherent strategic culture, reach agreement on priorities, and reassure U.S. leaders that greater autonomy is complementary to NATO. …
November 18, 2019France
European leaders are championing multilateral cooperation as the United States continues its turn away from global leadership.