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.
November 15, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: endorsements for Joe Biden, U.S. troops, and new candidates.
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.