Putin knows that the West will not fight for Ukraine because it is not a NATO ally, so traditional military deterrence will not work.
His decision to assemble an invasion force along Russia’s border with Ukraine suggests that we are about to enter a dangerous new phase of international relations.
We must prepare to deal with future health crises in a world beset by nationalism and rivalry.
Few leaders seem concerned about what we might lose by being cut off from one another.
The president has put his finger on an important geopolitical development.
The president’s foreign-policy and domestic teams have a long-standing difference on pandemic diplomacy.
The exchange in Alaska may have seemed like a debacle, but it was actually a necessary step to a more stable relationship between the two countries.
Our domestic troubles show that America has a real stake in the struggle for democracy worldwide.
Any progress on climate change will be lost if the frame is one of a grand bargain with Beijing.
His presidency may be the establishment’s last best chance to demonstrate that liberal internationalism is a superior strategy to populist nationalism.
Donald Trump is now an intrinsic part of the narrative of America.
Fearmongering about imaginary threats works only when the world is a fairly safe and stable place.
Think of his reelection as a pincer movement, an attack on the international order from two sides.
No, Democrats are not organizing a color revolution.
The president did not just challenge Republican orthodoxy. He also blew up its establishment.
An ideological struggle is under way between Beijing and free societies, and the Trump administration is on the wrong side.
Britain seems to be rejoining the fray, thinking strategically again.
I’m no fan of his, but he is doing a service to the nation by speaking out.
The president is stuck in a vicious downward spiral.
Look to Europe for lessons.