The new U.S. administration should avoid fueling unrealistic expectations of a breakthrough and instead seek incremental progress on specific topics based on a set of guiding principles.
The new U.S. administration should continue previous administrations’ approach of engagement and support that has made crucial differences in numerous African countries.
In the quietest of times Trump’s policies would be alarming enough. But this is, nearly all agree, a particularly dangerous time of rapid and fundamental change in the military, economic, and political dominance to which the United States is accustomed.
At the current juncture of global uncertainty and diversified threats to prosperity, the United States and Japan should work to incorporate their full range of cooperation in more direct service of comprehensive national strategies.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s unclear and conflicting views on Iran could jeopardize the nuclear deal and threaten critical relations with European allies.
Trump may intend to stop U.S. democracy promotion, but inescapable ties between U.S. values and interests and strong views on the topic in Congress and elsewhere point to policy complications ahead.