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March 26, 2020

It’s imperative for the U.S. and China to work together on the coronavirus pandemic

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We can't let great power competition get in the way of fighting covid-19.

February 21, 2020

Thanks for defending democracy, Mike Pompeo. So when will Trump change his policies?

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The secretary of state works for an administration that doesn't seem to share his convictions.

January 13, 2020

Be prepared to fight a dangerous new wave of disinformation during the Senate trial

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Debasing the truth weakens democracy.

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.