While it may be too costly for Beijing to attack the United States directly, Beijing is getting its message out at relatively minimal cost through attacking U.S. allies like Australia.
No new wars or interventions in Iran or Venezuela, a partial drawdown from Iraq and Syria, and an Afghanistan withdrawal deal is a foreign policy record to be proud of.
With Russia’s more than 6,000 nuclear warheads, a permanent veto at the U.N. Security Council, and a president keen on making Russia a great power, Washington shouldn’t sideline Moscow.
The Trump administration is disinterested in providing a forum for this propaganda circus, like CNN did, and that does not indicate a lack of diplomatic grace.
Only the absence of retaliation or some lower-level action that gives both sides a face-saving way out of the predicament can restore deterrence. Otherwise, fight’s on.
Former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker told lawmakers under oath that he was never asked to do anything wrong by any member of the administration, including President Trump.
The president should appoint a new national security advisor who shares his instincts: to get out of quagmires, to seek deals to reduce tensions, and to get our allies to take defense seriously.
The West needs to figure out a coherent endgame with Ukraine. It’s not clear that London and Washington have one.
As Qatar’s political influence grows in the United States, from the Brookings Institution to Al Jazeera, can the Qatari regime be held accountable for wrongdoings it commits against American citizens?
Hong Kongers are fighting for something we Americans know very well: freedom and the right to self-determination. We can help them, and we should.
Since the moderators will not do it, here’s a list of five foreign policy questions reporters should badger Democratic candidates with.
This proposal could be a means to give ordinary Palestinian people a window into what is possible and maybe even to set up an internal push toward change in Palestinian leadership.
Tariffs can serve non-economic purposes. Although economically harmful, they can sometimes be used to gain political advantages that outweigh their economic costs.
His flip-flops suggest that he remains troublingly clueless about the biggest geo-political peer rival and potential challenger to the United States.
Obama’s media echo chamber is hyping Iran’s bluster about U.S. sanctions. But their insistence that the only options are appeasement or war offers a false choice.
If Washington isn’t careful, we could be a single miscalculation away from a war that would be wholly unjustified and unnecessary to U.S. security.
If we hope to finally reach the day American troops can pack up their belongings and come back to their families, Washington must start viewing the war with clear eyes.
President Buhari has done little to help stabilize Nigeria, and the government continually marginalizes the northern, impoverished, half of the country.
The tiny Russian contingent that deployed to Caracas last week doesn’t threaten the United States, but blundering our way into great power conflict over this deployment does.
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