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?
The meaning of Trump’s fire and fury foreign policy.
Trump's rejection of internationalism shouldn't distract from that reality.
While he avoided major blunders in the Middle East on his first foreign trip, he may come to regret his failure to affirm U.S. support for the alliance.
He may no longer think the alliance is obsolete, but his commitment to its core elements remains in doubt.
Presidents don’t get to choose their emergencies.