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December 12, 2019

Here’s how Trump can get a win with Russia — and actually help all Americans

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Keeping the existing limits on nuclear weapons is a good idea.

November 15, 2019

Here’s how Russia will attack the 2020 election. We’re still not ready.

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Traditional and social media organizations must both prepare for an onslaught of Russian disinformation.

October 30, 2019

Alexander Vindman should be celebrated, not smeared

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Our political discourse has reached a pathetic new low.

October 18, 2019

The Trump-Ukraine scandal proves we need to clean up U.S. diplomacy

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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America's model of liberal democracy is losing the argument.

May 28, 2019

Trump needs to stop siding with our adversaries against other Americans

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Why Cold War presidents did it better.