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October 10, 2018

Want Americans to vote? Give them the day off.

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All Americans should have an equal opportunity to vote on Election Day.

September 28, 2018

Time to start preparing the next round of sanctions against Russia

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Russia is still behaving like a rogue state. More sanctions will be needed

July 27, 2018

Putin wanted to interrogate me. Trump called it ‘an incredible offer.’ Why?

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When foreign affairs are, literally, personal.

July 17, 2018

The Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki was a historic event — in the worst possible way

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Helsinki will be remembered as the most appalling public display of capitulation by an American president to a Kremlin leader ever.

July 15, 2018

I’ve been in meetings with Putin. Here’s what Trump can expect.

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He's confident. He'll never admit wrongdoing. And he'll probably be late.

June 28, 2018

Why Trump’s personalized approach to diplomacy is bad for America

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Foreign diplomacy should be shaped by national interests, not by personal chemistry.

May 30, 2018

Why Trump’s plans for regime change in Iran will have the opposite effect

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A new round of sanctions will merely drive the people into the arms of the mullahs.

May 11, 2018

Putin needed an American enemy. He picked me.

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A widespread state disinformation campaign said I wanted to overthrow Russia's government

May 1, 2018

Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

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Putin is at war with democracy there.

March 13, 2018

The North Korea talks haven’t even started yet, and Trump is already in trouble

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Trump urgently needs to up his game if he wants to avoid a disaster.