June 11, 2018Donald Trump
The outcome of the G7 summit suggests Trump is prepared to abandon the transatlantic relationship, and even the concept of “the West,” as pillars of U.S. global engagement.
June 7, 2018Trade
The president has been clear about his protectionist views. Why didn’t anyone listen?
October 25, 2016Political History and Theory
Last week, I spoke with Peter Feaver, professor of political science and public policy at Duke University and fellow columnist on ForeignPolicy.com. We talk about how he became interested as a grad s…
March 8, 2018United States
“I want to bring the steel industry back into our country,” declared President Trump last month. “Maybe [things] will cost a little bit more, but we’ll have jobs.” Tariff opponents in Congress…
February 12, 2018Intelligence
The CLOUD Act is supposed to help foreign law enforcement investigate crime. It could also help foreign countries spy on each other.
November 2, 2017Energy and Climate Policy
This post is authored by Peter Erickson, a staff scientist at the Stockholm Environment Institute and a co-author of a new paper in Nature Energy that studies how much of U.S. oil reserves are econom…
October 27, 2017United States
One reason why headline GDP has increased by around 3 percent (q/q, annualized) in the last two quarters is that net exports contributed positively to growth. Not in any big way, but they contributed…