Trump chases the burden-sharing unicorn. Ted Galen Carpenter criticizes Trump’s statements on NATO from a non-interventionist perspective.

Obama’s foreign policy guru. David Samuels profiles Ben Rhodes.

Trump and South Sudan. Nick Turse reports from South Sudan on the odd fascination with the Republican candidate there.

Don’t revive the F-22. Mike Benitez explains why restarting production of the F-22 makes no sense.

Armenia to vote on recognizing Karabakh. The Associated Press reports on the government’s decision to send legislation recognizing Karabakh’s independence to the parliament.