Trump must choose from only a few outcomes. But is he really prepared to plan ahead?
The latest: they are bombing a port that accounts for 80 percent of the food and aid trickling into starving Yemen.
He’s the man astride the world stage now, shaking hands, signing deals—and unmistakably remaking the old order.
If the purpose of the summit was to make progress over North Korea’s nuclear program, it didn’t do that at all.
And any agreement with North Korea will probably look like the JCPOA he despises.
The president left the G-7 summit as many wondered whether America’s transatlantic alliances are dead.
It won’t be pretty, but the process is ultimately necessary for the country’s future as a democracy.
MORE IN World
The famed, exiled author of the “Gulag Archipelago” took the West to task for, of all things, too much liberty.
Despite what his critics say, Viktor Orbán has far more of a democratic mandate than they do.
Diplomacy is about moving the goalposts and embracing the long game—not playing chicken.
Before taking office Trump seemed to understand that European free-riding was counterproductive. What about now?
Otherwise America holds all the trump cards. Pyongyang simply doesn’t threaten us.
The French president’s gesture to a migrant-hero has triggered the open-borders crowd. Turns out his politics are more complicated than they thought.
Statecraft is not like elementary school, and we can’t keep the Russians in ‘time out’ forever.
He stands accused of meddling in European political affairs. Guess who else did that?
Realists need to provide something more than cold balances of power: a sense of morality.
TAC looks back on one of the most common—and insidious—rationales for foreign intervention.