As the president has freed himself from the “adults,” he has also weaponized American foreign policy for his personal advantage.
The candidates should make it clear that they will impose consequences on any country that meddles with voting.
Democratic presidential candidates such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have ambitious plans but seem unwilling to make the trade-offs they would require.
The president is turning away from conflict and toward diplomacy—and that will shape his choice of the next national security adviser.
The president crossed an important line when he canceled a meeting with the Danish prime minister.
Competition between the U.S. and China may be inevitable, but if Trump and Xi mishandle the Hong Kong crisis, they could lose the ability to calibrate.
Kim Darroch told the truth about the Trump administration—and paid the price.
The president moves to straighten out his own foreign policy—and leaves his hawkish national security adviser on the sidelines.
He articulated a values-based liberal internationalism, even as he sometimes struggled to fill in the details.
The president has repeatedly interfered in the U.K.’s domestic politics, undercut its national security, and bullied its prime minister.
Instead of echoing Trump’s themes, the presidential contenders should explain how they will prevail in America’s multifaceted competition with China.
At the Munich Security Conference, Europe and the Trump administration stopped pretending to respect each other.
With Mattis gone, the president is now free to indulge his most visceral instincts.
His General Assembly speech laid out his worldview—and offered some clues about what could lie ahead.
With neo-authoritarianism on the rise, the old assumptions undergirding a common set of Western values just won’t do.
The real meaning of the mini-crises sparked by his ambassador to Germany
Kim Jong Un is offering a deal at a price that could be way too high—and that the president could easily accept.
At the Munich Security Conference, few seemed to care about the numerous security flash points around the world.
The clash between America First and the global shift to great-power competition
The document itself is generally coherent. But can the bureaucracy contain the president?