Foreign Policy

Greece Joins the Turkey-Russia S-400 Saga, and Congress Wants Answers

Was Ankara using its Russian air-defense system to track a NATO ally?

‘America First’ Enters Its Most Combustible Moment

If the next 150 days turn out to be Trump’s final days in office, he could still wreak a lot of havoc on American foreign policy.

Harris’ Foreign Policy Looks Mainstream, But Remains a Bit of a Mystery

But will it matter in an election that is likely to turn on domestic issues?

China Has Squandered Its First Great Opportunity

The world has experienced a six-month geopolitical vacuum, and China has filled it poorly.

Pompeo’s Surreal Speech on China

The secretary of state has some nerve to now claim that what is upside down is right side up.

Trump Eases Restrictions On Armed Drone Sales Abroad

US says changes needed to compete with China, but critics say it may only alienate allies.

What a Shift in Britain's Foreign Policy Means for the US

Britain seems to be rejoining the fray, thinking strategically again.

The United States Needs a New Foreign Policy

The global order is crumbling, domestic renewal is urgent, and America must reinvent its role in the world.

SPECIAL REPORT: What if Biden Wins?

Part 1: Here’s what the world should expect from Joe Biden.

Does the Pentagon’s Checkbook Diplomacy Actually Work?

We know more about waste and corruption than about whether DoD's preferential procurement produces the desired results.

What America Will Lose if the Voice of America Sounds Like Trump

The recent purge at U.S.-funded broadcasters suggests a key foreign-policy tool is about to lose its value.

Biden’s Foreign Policy Would Be Better Than Trump's, But Just Barely

The former vice president lacks a consistent philosophy of when and how to use military force.

Trump Appointee to Foreign Aid Agency Has Denounced Liberal Democracy and 'Our Homo-Empire'

USAID's new deputy White House liaison has condemned the “tyrannical LGBT agenda” and celebrated Hungary’s right-wing prime minister as “the shining champion of Western civilization.”

Global Defense Spending Decline Expected As Nations Deal with Coronavirus 

Experts see domestic projects taking priority over national security in the coming years.

Russian Cargo Plane With Medical Supplies Lands in New York

Moscow seized the opportunity to promote its fulfillment of a U.S. purchase order.

Ep. 65: Preparing for the next coronavirus

Three things that could help better protect us ahead of the next coronavirus-like pandemic.

The West Can’t Even Agree on Itself, Much Less China

At the Munich Security Conference, allies argued with each other as much as their adversaries, rejecting Trump administration views on issue after issue.