Pressure has been growing within the Biden administration to mend fences with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The former prime minister will try to regain power, but his success is not inevitable—or impossible.
A discussion of U.S. relations with Israel amid President Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia.
The parliamentary election setback for President Macron and bickering inside the German and Italian coalitions play into Moscow’s hands. If EU member states falter over Ukraine, European security will be jeopardized.
The war of attrition in Ukraine will continue until one side or the other expresses willingness to negotiate, but there might be earlier diplomatic breakthroughs: the UN is leading negotiations on getting Ukrainian grain out of its Black Sea ports.
One of the biggest mythologies in the US-Israel relationship is that Israel doesn't meddle in American politics and America doesn't meddle in Israel's.
Bilateral disagreements over Taiwan, the South China Sea and regional order are unlikely to abate in the near term. More broadly, the two countries are competing for influence in Asia. But Washington's Asia policy needs to be about more than just competing with China.
The accession of Western Balkan countries to the EU has stalled due to issues within the union as well as in the region itself. Renewed commitment on both sides is needed to break the current impasse.
EU integration has been propelled by both treaty change and improvised action. To continue to adapt and respond in this era of crises, the union should adopt limited treaty amendments that implement the conclusions reached at the Conference on the Future of Europe.
EU member states have no shared vision of how to deal with Russia as it continues its attack on Ukraine. Rushing to end the war at all costs could have devastating consequences for Kyiv and Europe.