The coronavirus pandemic has brought the era of highly ambitious U.S. diplomacy to an unceremonious end. As U.S. power wanes, is Washington ready for a world that has never needed it more and trusted it less?
As millions of Americans contend with lost wages and savings due to the coronavirus, the challenge of making U.S. foreign policy work harder for the middle class is even more vital.
The Assad regime’s instinct to survive at any cost closed off opportunities for change in Syria, yet contentious politics was possible and is still taking place.
Palestinian grassroots organizations are leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Many factors will weigh on this new activism’s longevity.
If ever there were a moment to call Americans to serve, it’s now. To help ensure they answer that call, it’s time to end the war on government, revive U.S. institutions, and shape a new era of public service.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish a nuclear weapon from a conventional one. The risk of misidentifying either—especially prior to its launch—is an underappreciated and growing danger. At a time of geopolitical uncertainty, this confusion could spark a nuclear war.