The new president has a daunting list of foreign-policy challenges. Among the biggest will be managing a longtime ally.
Fatherhood coupled with pandemic restrictions reminded me that security is not just about personal safety from violence or terrorism.
Some of the American mystique has gone, even if the raw power remains. That is what makes the scenes in Washington not simply pathetic, but important too.
The country has gone into lockdown once more. The current set of restrictions has more troubling reasons than the last.
The country appeared willing to throw away a huge chunk of trade over a minor industry. But national life has to be about more than simple calculations of GDP.
He revealed more about the country’s ruling class than any political writer of his era.
The country has bet that, outside the EU, it can better regulate its economy to become more competitive.
Barack Obama and Margaret Thatcher are prophets who came to embody their countries’ stories and, crucially, changed those stories.
The question for the Continent’s leaders now is whether they can agree on what they are collectively for, not just what they are against.
Serious questions about America’s role in the world will not go away just because Donald Trump was defeated.
Trump railed baselessly against fraud and laid claim to an election whose result remains in doubt.
The results of the U.S. election will pose existential questions in London.
In his desperation to restore and showcase American strength, Donald Trump has made the country weaker.
When it comes to foreign policy, the president’s most important characteristic is not amorality or a lack of curiosity; it is naïveté.
The British prime minister continually survives the chaos of his choices—much to pundits’ chagrin. How?
Like the bind of a tortuous finger trap, Britain’s Brexit conundrum grows tighter and more painful the more the country wrestles with it.
The liberal order has collapsed, and the pandemic is revealing why the West needs to speed away from this not-so-golden era.
Boris Johnson has faced his share of blame for the country’s death count. But the British system was failing long before the coronavirus struck.
Saudi leaders have figured out what makes the president tick like few others have.
John Hume helped bring peace to Northern Ireland. But the true legacy of his life lies in his understanding of complexity.