Trump and Israel

Will he actively pursue Israel’s interests or merely let both sides of the conflict do their thing?

Four Flashpoints

As Donald Trump takes office, the clock will already be ticking in each of these regions.

Will Donald Trump Shred the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Or is that the least of our problems when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations?

Does Promoting American Values Make the World Safer?

The State Department opens the U.S. Diplomacy Center pavilion.

Iran Nuclear Deal: Alive or Dead?

To Trump, a deal’s a deal, even a bad one.

The ‘Reverse Kissinger’

Nixon played China off of the USSR; Trump can play Russia off of China.

No Smoking Gun on Russia Hack

Language used in the intelligence community’s latest report suggests that they may not possess indisputable evidence.


Think Before Sanctioning Russia

Our anger at Moscow is justified, but punishment shouldn’t be our sole objective.

Legitimate Differences

A new approach to Russia

How to Avoid a New Cold War

Trump must follow the example of Reagan.

Israel First or America First?

One day, the two policies must collide.

Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

If something went wrong, Putin must have done it.

We and Pol Pot

The violence of the Khmer Rouge might be nearer than we care to admit.

Americans Want Foreign-Policy Restraint

A new poll shows how Trump captured the public sentiment that both neoconservatives and liberal interventionists have ignored.

Europe’s Future

Does it belong to Angela Merkel or Marine Le Pen?

Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea

Sometimes, not getting involved is the right move.

An Alternative to Jihadism

Perhaps it must come from within the Middle East.