A wide-ranging conversation on the relationship the United States has with Russia, the G-20 meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin, trade with China, and more.
Brussels and Tokyo are stepping up at a time when Washington is retrenching from its traditional leadership role on global trade issues.
If anything were needed to underline how much safer the Iran deal has made the United States, the menace of North Korea’s nuclear development surely qualifies.
The goal of denuclearizing North Korea is not dead, but the United States and its partners must accept that it will take time to realize this goal and that, in the meantime, there are real dangers that must be prevented from unfolding.
Political and economic trends point to increased protectionist sentiment in the United States and heightened tensions between the United States and China.
Developments before and after the 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg have brought new elements into East-West relations, and the Minsk peace process.
At a moment when international order is under severe strain, power is fragmenting and great-power rivalry has returned, the values and purpose at the core of the American idea matter more than ever.
Which arguments could help to reinvigorate moral and political support for further nuclear disarmament?
For NATO, balancing deterrence and assurance measures to its easternmost allies without entering a new arms race is an urgent task.
Even if Tillerson can manage an agreement that defuses the current crisis in Qatar, it won’t fix the problem. Saudi Arabia seems determined to turn Qatar into a semi-vassal state.
Tunisia’s unemployment rate and sharp regional economic inequalities are undermining faith in elite settlements and state institutions.
Could the creation of a common defense project help Europe move toward deeper economic integration?
The link between conflict and democracy in Turkey casts doubt on the assumption of a natural relationship between conflict resolution and democratic improvements.
The 2017 G20 summit exposed the United States' isolation on the key issues of climate and trade.
Governance around the world is facing new and old challenges at the same time. And governance, writ large, is in crisis.
Keeping India’s policy on an even keel will take constant work and will require periodic “wins” for Trump to feel that his—and American—interests benefit from this relationship.
While China can do more to crack down on trade with North Korea, the United States should work out the North Korea problem in a way that respects both China and its own national security interests.
It appears that Putin is much less of a disruptor than Trump. He is committed to the status quo at home and would rather join the global establishment than destroy it. In that, he is closer to Clinton than to Trump.
The rise of Hindu nationalism in India is transforming Indian Muslims into second class citizens, while the South Asian brand of Islam has lost some autonomy because of growing influence from the Gulf.
Europe should avoid letting dissatisfaction with Trump’s Paris decision cloud the broader transatlantic energy and climate agenda.