We’ve gone from the first decade since the advent of the atomic age to not yield a new nuclear-weapons state to the brink of war between the U.S. and Iran.
Here’s what to expect after the U.S. killing of Iran’s most powerful military commander.
The storming of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad demonstrated that America doesn’t have a monopoly on pressure.
A 2004 National Intelligence Council report was eerily prescient in some ways, and totally off in others.
When it comes to America’s last-ditch effort to prevent North Korea from becoming a nuclear power, timing has been everything. Now time’s running out.
The country is now a known unknown, increasing the risk of crises from the Middle East to East Asia to Central America, a new survey suggests.
Kim Jong Un only wanted to engage with the president. Now he’s turning on him.
For a policy that’s purportedly a pillar of the decades-old international order, military aid to Ukraine is pretty new.
During a few wild weeks in October, U.S. allies watched as their own worst nightmare befell America’s Kurdish partners in Syria. Here’s what that means for America’s standing in the world.
The administration’s shadow foreign policy sees the light of day.
With the killing of the leader of ISIS, the president made the case for his transactional, tactical style of foreign policy.
The short-term costs have been brutal, but the longer-term ones could be far more significant.
The U.S. financial system is powerful, but not so powerful that it can swiftly stop a military assault in its tracks.
One of the downsides of highly personalized diplomacy is that when the person in question is debilitated, the diplomacy suffers.
Donald Trump encouraged two foreign governments, including a U.S. adversary, to interfere in the 2020 election. The bet was that his party wouldn’t object, and so far it’s paying off.
“It’s a do-or-die moment for every Venezuelan.”
After 2016, Americans focused on the threat of election interference from abroad. What they overlooked was the danger at home.
“Thinking back historically, when everybody else said it nicely, we didn’t react,” Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid told us.
Republicans have tolerated plenty of foreign-policy moves by Trump that they would never have let his predecessor get away with. Will that continue with Iran?
Protests there have demonstrated the enduring appeal of American values and power. But can Washington live up to that promise?