In an effort to remedy America’s place in what he sees as an unfair international order, the president has lately torn up the Iran nuclear accord, launched multiple trade wars, publicly admonished allies, and held chummy one-on-one summits with autocratic leaders. Is this how fixing things looks?
On Monday in Helsinki, it will be President Trump’s turn to take the measure of the former KGB agent steeped in the cloak-and-dagger culture of Cold War espionage. Vladimir Putin has shown himself to be not only utterly ruthless, but also arguably the greatest geopolitical risk taker of his generation
President Trump is reorienting America away from the West-East divide of the past half century, and aligning himself with nationalist autocrats in Eastern Europe and Russia.
What should we look for from the Trump-Kim summit? Reciprocity, concrete commitments by both sides and the designation of point persons by each side with the authority to drive the process forward.
President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran deal doesn’t technically doom the agreement, but in practice, it will probably be impossible for the European countries to keep it going. Iran may then feel free to resume its weapons program.
During an extraordinary round of diplomacy, the leaders of the United States, Germany and France appeared to tackle the controversial Iran nuclear deal, but the brief sense of alliance unity began to evaporate even before the week was over.
ISIS has nearly been defeated in Syria, and the Assad regime, backed by Russia and Iran, is close to winning the civil war. But the situation there is as dangerous as ever, and President Trump may be making things worse by tweeting out a belligerent threat to Russia.
President Trump has to decide by May 12 on recertifying the Iran nuclear deal, and there’s reason to think he may decide to end it instead. What happens then?
President Trump proclaimed the defeat of ISIS on the battlefield in the Middle East, but the group can still pose a potent terror threat to the West.
Tens of thousands of young Islamic men and women from around the world flocked to join the ISIS army in Iraq and Syria. With the collapse of their desired caliphate, survivors are now seeking to return to home to Europe and the U.S., posing a risk of new terror attacks. How are Western intelligence services
The president drew widespread condemnation for sharing with his Twitter followers incendiary videos from the right-wing British anti-Muslim party Britain First.
President Trump has ended America’s longstanding free-trade policy in Asia and abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership. China has ambitious plans to fill the power vacuum.
White House chief of staff John Kelly defended President Trump's call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger. But the controversy has sullied the sacred ritual of honoring the nation's war casualties.
Behind the latest controversy dragging U.S. national security officials into the middle of a hyperpartisan presidential campaign in ways that could have troubling repercussions long after the election.