“The question confronting us as a nation is as consequential as any we have faced since the late 1940s,” a group of Republican and Democratic experts write.
“I’ve never seen anything quite like” Trump’s approach to national security, says a former counterterrorism adviser to three presidents.
“Quite often the facts get lost in the hysteria.”
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee has some unanswered questions.
How the president’s advisers have made their case
The president took to Twitter to argue that publicly discussing the success or failure of a mission “only emboldens the enemy.”
China gets an upgrade.
What he does and does not have in common with the likes of Hitler, Chavez, Berlusconi, and Erdoğan
The new administration has called into question "the last 70 years of American foreign policy,” one says.
Syrian refugees have committed zero attacks in the United States.
Behold the awesome power of the People’s Liberation Army.
The big idea in Trump’s inauguration speech
“Populism is people taking authority back from institutions they no longer have faith in.”
“Trump’s wall is already under construction,” Wole Soyinka says. “Walls are built in the mind.”
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.
The outgoing secretary of state takes a veiled swipe at the incoming president.
The logic of policy by tweet
The president has tried to tell friends hard truths. What if those friends don’t listen?
The Russian president has both the capability and the intent to cause harm, says a former U.S. ambassador to Russia. And the threat won’t vanish once Donald Trump takes office.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee criticizes Donald Trump, and the leader and members of his own party, for mishandling a “grave danger” to the republic.