Two sets of negotiations with the Taliban are under way in Afghanistan. Neither includes the country’s democratically elected, internationally recognized administration.
For now, the Trump administration’s response is rich in rhetoric but slim on details.
Amid a worldwide refugee crisis and increased immigration restrictions, most EU member states sell “golden visas”—residence permits or citizenship—to the ultra-wealthy for thousands or even millions of euros.
In the pre-Trump era, American support for dictatorships was seldom matched by overt encouragement of authoritarian leaders. Things have changed.
Fixing the asylum system, upgrading ports of entry, and tightening security checkpoints might do more to advance Trump’s goals than a wall.
Do presidential visits to combat zones offer leaders any insights, or boost morale for troops?
Former generals and powerful senators are likely to be considered to take over as President Trump’s next defense secretary.
The announcement is in stark contrast to recent remarks by senior U.S. officials on the presence of troops.
Trump’s national-security adviser unveiled a new strategy designed to counter Beijing’s growing influence on the continent.
Members of the House of Representatives are raising concerns over the White House’s reinterpretation of a decade-old deal with Vietnam.
The White House again wants to expel certain groups of protected immigrants, a reversal after backing away from the policy months ago.
Why is a relatively straightforward multilateral agreement that has no legal standing causing such controversy?
At least one senator calls for Prince Khalid’s expulsion over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.
Republican senators positioned themselves against the White House after the CIA director testified about Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
The joint communiqué addressed U.S. concerns about trade, but that there was an agreement at all was significant.
The former president died at the age of 94. “I want somebody else to define the legacy,” he once told his granddaughter.
With the killing of Jamal Khashoggi hanging over the start of the G20, how leaders interacted with the Saudi crown prince revealed their relative positions of power.
In response to its recent moves against Ukraine, he canceled his meeting with Vladimir Putin. But the decision probably has more to do with his own troubles at home.
Mohammed bin Salman’s presence at the meeting signals a desire to put the Khashoggi affair behind him. Global leaders will probably let him.
The American ambassador to the UN, who is stepping down this year, is perhaps the Trump administration’s most forceful, but often solitary, critic of Moscow.