Russian hacking of U.S. elections. Rising tensions with China. North Korea’s nuclear program. Disorder in the Middle East. How should we understand today’s international landscape and global threats?
U.S. policy has been, with respect to China, forming a bipartisan consensus in recent years. For Trump to think that a quick deal on trade problems was solved doesn’t seem consistent with the rest of the things his administration says.
The U.S. can bolster Iraq, counter Tehran’s support for the Assad regime, and allay the harm of sanctions for innocent Iranians.
Complicit state violence, violence against journalists, and rising polarization are some signals of decivilization. However, recovery is possible through citizen vigilance and politicians willing to enact change.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
The Kremlin strongman has invested in Trump because he’s disrupting the world order. Win or lose on Tuesday, that will continue.
Reimposed U.S. sanctions on Iran are short on details and risk leaving U.S. partners uncertain about Washington’s intentions.
As belt and road investments have rolled out across the world, they have been dogged by allegations of corruption and enabled by China’s willingness to seemingly ignore poor governance in its partners.
The list of Trump’s actions that require his supporters’ forgiveness is long and growing. But many Trump supporters feel that there is nothing to forgive.
With global democracy facing serious doubts about its basic health and longevity, comparative studies of safeguards and threats to democracy are multiplying.