October 28, 2019Islamic State
A U.S. military operation that eliminated Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is welcome but fails to allay worries about the security vacuum caused by the removal of U.S. troops from northern …
May 26, 2009United States
Out of Mao’s Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China by Philip Pan, current Moscow bureau chief and former Beijing bureau chief for the Washington Post, has won the Council on Foreign Relati…
November 10, 2019United States
The U.S. Marine Corps turns 244 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have …
October 21, 2019Civil Society
A "Right to Assist" could help prevent violent conflict and ease democratic transitions. But several important questions remain unanswered.
October 18, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
Each week, I look at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.