U.S. President Donald Trump’s doctrine aims to oppose former U.S. President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, and the Iran deal is one of Obama’s signature foreign policy legacies.
Francis Fukuyama discusses the U.S. role in the Middle East and the future of ideology in the region.
Secretary Tillerson has good instincts on many foreign policy issues and is ready to provide independent advice. But his road ahead won’t be easy, particularly given that Donald Trump is ready and willing to undercut him.
It is imperative that the United States not abandon international development out of the mistaken sense that it is removed from America’s core economic, political, and security interests.
European capitals are about to face several major foreign policy battles with Washington over the coming months, which could undermine an already fragile transatlantic relationship.
Trump has correctly put the North Korea crisis at the top of the international agenda, but on almost every other aspect of Crisis Management 101, he is failing the course—and the consequences could be deadly.
A fierce debate is raging in China over the best policy for dealing with North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
While the sixth nuclear test did not cross a Chinese “red line”, there are actions North Korea could take that would do so.
The United States needs to reconsider its objective of denuclearizing North Korea and its demand for denuclearization before dialogue in order to solve the North Korea dilemma that it faces.
The smart way to get tough on Iran would be to commit to the nuclear deal, enforce it to the hilt, and work with global partners on a long-term strategy to deal with Iran’s challenge.