Apr 21, 2017
Every American administration takes a while to settle into a basic approach to the world. President Trump's team has had a rockier start than most, with many important positions in every key agency still unfilled.
Apr 14, 2017
I didn't really believe that there was such a thing as Trump Derangement Syndrome , hatred of Donald Trump so intense that it impairs people's judgment.
Apr 8, 2017
There is much to applaud in President Trump's decision to attack the Bashar Assad regime this week. It punished a regime that has engaged in war crimes against its own people.
Apr 7, 2017
As international crises and foreign policy challenges mount, the world looks to the United States for a broad, consistent strategy that can be relied upon over time.
Mar 31, 2017
The recent Republican debacle on health care could prove to be an opportunity. It highlighted, yet again, the complexity of America's system, which continues to be by far the most expensive and inefficient in the advanced world.
Mar 17, 2017
We do not yet have the official agenda for next month's meeting at Mar-a-Lago between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. But after 75 years of American leadership on the world stage, we might be watching the beginning of a handover of power from the United States to China.
Mar 10, 2017
The WikiLeaks revelations are designed to uncover and cripple American intelligence operations of any kind, against any foe, from Russia or China to the Islamic State or al-Qaeda.
Mar 3, 2017
The first time I met Gen. David Petraeus, he said something that surprised me. It was the early days of the Iraq War and, while things were not going well, he had directed his region in the north skillfully and effectively. I asked him whether he wished he had more troops.