Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of The National Interest, digs into how conservatives tend to look at their past foreign policy records and how American foreign policy has been shaped over time.
To Americans tired of military campaigns to social engineer governments in distant lands, Donald Trump suggested he might embrace a less belligerent foreign policy. That’s not happening.
This is the first time a U.S. president has used executive powers to block a private company’s acquisition. It all boils down to a race against China over 5G technology.
Yes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got the Narendra Modi hug, and he has a photo to prove it. Other than that, Trudeau accomplished little.
As if by some cosmic irony, Tunisia is once again being rocked by mass protests and its government, once again, is cracking down.
Iranians are a great people well prepared for successful self-government and boast one of the oldest and most refined cultures in human history.
An organization like the United Nations that is rife with corruption doesn’t have the moral authority to tell the United States what to do.
President Trump’s lightly reported record on fighting for Americans detained abroad highlights a difference in approach and results from the Obama presidency.
The current U.S. policy toward Russia is counterproductive and hurts our national security.
The weekend purge in Saudi Arabia was a move by the new crown prince to consolidate power, push back against the clerics, and keep a young populace happy.
The expanded Russia sanctions have come at a low point in U.S. relations with its allies and an increased lack of trust in American leadership, calling into question how effective they will be.
The idea that Russia orchestrated the Trump administration’s decision to end the CIA’s funding of jihadists is totally corrupt and offensive.
The Asian version of the conflict between House Lannister and House Stark is playing out over a patch of remote land high in the Himalayas, bordered by China, India, and Bhutan.
Saudi Arabia is willing to maintain a distant peace with Israel to contain and defeat the poisonous ideology of the Islamic State. This is a huge shift.
Conspicuously missing is significant attention to the country that bears a large share of the blame for the current crisis and could play a crucial role in the future: Pakistan.
President Trump does not believe the United States has enemies only because we create them, or that anything good comes from accommodating hostile regimes.
Qatar, which has long sponsored terrorist groups, faces an embargo by the Gulf states that risks cutting the country off from most of its trade routes and food supplies.
While the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament—albeit short of an outright majority—the election result cannot be viewed as anything other than a defeat.
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