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Foreign Affairs (page 13)

September 19, 2019 4:18 am

What Happens When the World’s Policeman Goes Off Duty

America has spent the last decade in retrenchment—consider Obama’s eight years of retreating followed by Donald Trump’s isolationism—and…
Shay Khatiri
September 17, 2019 4:09 am

The Problem with Trump’s Iran Strategy

It’s that he doesn’t have one.
Shay Khatiri
September 16, 2019 4:52 am

Foreign Policy Is Serious Business. Alas, We Have an Unserious President.

Always remember that Trump got rid of John Bolton because Bolton didn't want Taliban leaders to come to Camp David.
Robert Tracinski
September 12, 2019 5:44 am

The Chinese Threat That’s Hiding in Plain Sight

You might call it a military-scientific-commercial industrial complex.
James Marks
September 12, 2019 5:42 am

Doing Nothing Is a Choice, Too

Obama's decision to do nothing in Syria had consequences. Democrats should tell us what they've learned from them.
Shay Khatiri
September 10, 2019 5:45 am

Can Trump Be Trusted With State Secrets?

Well, obviously not. But what is the intelligence community supposed to do about it?
Benjamin Parker
September 9, 2019 3:09 pm

What’s Next for Hong Kong?

Beijing seems to think it can wear down the protesters and wait them out. That's wishful thinking.
Reuben Johnson
September 3, 2019 9:37 am

The Problem Isn’t the “Lungs of the Earth.” It’s the Brains of the Earth.

A normal cycle of seasonal fires in the Amazon region touched off an international hysteria, with celebrities and…
Robert Tracinski
August 27, 2019 5:36 am

Military Action Against Venezuela? It’s Harder Than Trump Thinks.

Lindsey Graham has proposed a military bluff against Venezuela. The problem is that Venezuela will call it. Over the weekend,…
Shay Khatiri
August 26, 2019 5:28 am

How America Lost Its Moral Compass

It didn’t start with President Trump. But he embodies the cynicism that made it possible.
Dalibor Rohac