October 18, 2019
The Trump-Ukraine scandal proves we need to clean up U.S. diplomacy
We should appoint diplomats for their qualifications, not their pocketbooks
September 30, 2019
Here’s what a presidential phone call with a foreign leader looks like in a normal White House
There's a reason for White House procedures. A president scorns them at his risk.
September 17, 2019
How Vladimir Putin is outplaying the U.S. in Africa
Donald Trump's apathy toward the continent is giving the Russians boundless opportunities
September 10, 2019
In foreign policy, Trump gets points for creativity. Results, not so much.
So far the president's novel approach to diplomacy has yielded few results.
July 30, 2019
A high-level Senate report confirms it: Our elections still aren’t safe
So far, there is little sign that Trump and McConnell are paying attention.
July 23, 2019
China is winning the ideological battle with the U.S.
America's model of liberal democracy is losing the argument.
May 28, 2019
Trump needs to stop siding with our adversaries against other Americans
Why Cold War presidents did it better.
April 19, 2019
Russia attacked us. The Mueller report still doesn’t give us the full story.
The 9/11 Commission offers a model.
March 26, 2019
It’s time to secure the 2020 election
Safeguarding our democracy is not a partisan project.
March 1, 2019
Trump’s denuclearization strategies for Iran and North Korea are totally opposite. Why?
Same problem, radically different strategies.