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Foreign Affairs (page 10)

January 10, 2020 5:36 am

War Powers and Unintended Consequences

A president orders a strike without consulting Congress and he is seen by many as a madman. The…
James Robenalt
January 9, 2020 5:14 am

Trump’s Treatment of U.S. Allies Comes Home to Roost

For three years Donald Trump abused America's allies. Now he’s shocked that they’re not rushing to back him up on killing Soleimani.
Shay Khatiri
January 8, 2020 6:07 am

Team of Rookies

The Iran clash finds a president who has never dealt with a national security crisis before, surrounded by officials who also have little crisis experience.
Shay Khatiri
January 8, 2020 5:35 am

Did Trump Create a New Standard for “Self-Defense” By Killing Soleimani?

President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are justifying the targeted killing of the commander of Iran’s Quds Force,…
Philip Rotner
January 7, 2020 6:00 am

Illegal. Barbaric. And Foolish.

Attacking Iranian cultural sites would violate the law and harm American interests.
Shay Khatiri
January 6, 2020 5:22 am

How Killing Soleimani Creates Danger—and Opportunity

It was a righteous strike. But an ominous one.
Brian Stewart
January 3, 2020 11:36 am

Killing Soleimani Creates Opportunity for America and Its Allies

Early Friday morning, a U.S. drone strike killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds Force, as he rode in…
Shay Khatiri
December 19, 2019 5:49 am

The Lesson of Corbyn’s Crash

If Democrats veer too far left, they can expect an electoral rebuke like the one Labour just suffered in the U.K.
Chris Truax
December 18, 2019 5:22 am

North Korea: A Case Study in Geopolitical Incompetence

Everything wrong with Donald Trump shows up in his diplomacy with North Korea.
Richard North Patterson
December 11, 2019 5:34 am

America’s Strategic Alliances Are a Slow Motion Trainwreck

Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron made a startling statement in an interview with The Economist…
Marc C. Johnson