Trump’s not usually interested in details. Putin is, and he’s not about to give anything away.
It’s hard to make progress without being clear about who’s responsible for what.
Cooperating with Muqtada Sadr would be a bitter pill for many Iraq veterans, and a difficult move for the prideful “America First” president. But he could also be an ally of convenience.
Populism is going to be a major factor — if not the dominant driver — of politics across North America in the next year, and perhaps well beyond.
The 2016 election was a very small tip on a very large iceberg.
As U.S. and North Korean negotiators try to put a summit back on track, there are other issues more immediate and more important than whether Trump and Kim have a face-to-face meeting.
Is it possible to respect constitutional property rights and provide justice for those whose land was taken – while not destroying part of an already fragile economy?
Which means the biggest loser is Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani.
Public health experts warn that the opioid epidemic is in danger of creating a “public health disaster of historic proportions.”
Without any action by Tuesday, a temporary exemption will expire and tariffs of 25 percent on European steel and 10 percent on aluminum will go into effect.
There is no practical, ethical path forward. There are some small steps the U.S. can take, though. For now, that will have to do.
In some important ways, Donald Trump is the U.S. president China wants.
We’re in for a rough patch with Iran. Tensions are about to get worse, and war is possible if far from inevitable.
Kim’s visit to Beijing this week, including a photo op with China’s newly confirmed leader-for-life Xi Jingping, could change a whole lot of calculations.
Is the political mobilization of young people in the U.S. and Slovakia just two isolated events? Or does it represent something bigger?
The Stalin era ended with the dictator’s death 65 years ago this month, and Putin certainly isn’t Stalin. But hints of the old ways are hiding in plain sight.
From U.S. states to European capitals, Soros has been accused of everything from political manipulation to encouraging mass migration and stoking racial tensions.
There are ways of looking at the issue that might at least clear away a bit of smoke.
Let’s hope someone in the Trump administration has a more sophisticated approach than bashing Iran, cozying up to Netanyahu and sending in Jared. We’re gonna need it.
Georgetown University professor Oriana Skylar Mastro argues that Chinese-North Korean relations are actually far worse than we think.