‘We were always playing shell games,’ says Amb. Jim Jeffrey, who also gives advice to President-elect Biden.
Lame-duck approval of sale could allow UAE to sign contract for weapons before Biden takes office.
Biden understands what career diplomats know: America’s relationships overseas require hands-on management, and conditions in the field are messier than they appear.
After 17 years of fighting Saddam, AQ, and ISIS, officials say support for Baghdad and its security forces remains key to fending off Iran.
Withdrawing from the Multinational Force and Observers might be penny-wise, but would certainly be pound-foolish.
Now that Qatar is asking for the jet, it’s time to consider an entirely different approach to helping Gulf nations defend themselves.
Ask about Austin Tice. Bring him home.
Hezbollah must go. Here's how the international community can help develop a democratic and secular system that works for the people.
From authoritarian leaders to White House aides to the Palestinians, tallying the winners and losers of the new agreement.
It is tempting for the United States to just throw in the towel, pull troops, and abandon allies. More important is understanding what the U.S. strategy toward the Middle East should be.
The revelation further undermines the president’s assertion that he has stood firmly between the Pentagon and war.
To do it, and preserve Israel’s advantage, Trump must reinvigorate the consultative arms sales process with Congress.
The president’s criticism of military contractors is belied by his commitment to fattening their pockets.
Turkey looks less like a treaty ally and more like a competitor.