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.
The United States has voiced its displeasure with Israeli settlements. Or has it?
“Very few actually comprehend the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle,” an ISIS publication advises.
“The day of the chess player is over,” the businessman once wrote.
“Who knows? I don’t know either.”
The greatest unknown for U.S. interests in the world might be the United States itself.
What comes next?
Joseph Gualtieri in Hong Kong—the same Atlantic reader we featured in our earlier note about Trump’s phone call with the…
A Chinese scholar argues that the U.S. shouldn’t touch Taiwan—just like China wouldn’t back separatists in Texas or Hawaii.
On words and meaning in international politics
Since Fidel Castro died, Donald Trump and others have called for reversing Obama’s opening to the island. Fifty years of evidence suggests that won’t work.
How Trump’s government could change America’s approach to terrorism
Why the Trump-Putin bromance might not last
“Any action by a president, or any result of an election, or any legislation that has proven flawed can be corrected.”
The ethics of accepting, or refusing, a political appointment from the president-elect