Aug 18, 2021
They are irredeemable. It was bad enough that Biden abandoned Afghanistan despite the warnings of his military leaders. Worse still was how the administration failed to plan for the rescue of American civilians and Afghan allies before the military withdrawal.
Aug 13, 2021
Undoubtedly the Biden administration would prefer that Afghanistan be forgotten by the time the president addresses his fellow leaders of democracies in December.
Aug 9, 2021
Dissidents have historically helped correct and inform U.S. foreign policy. Their ability to play that role will be hampered if they have to hold their tongue.
Aug 2, 2021
Biden now has an opportunity. He should follow up on the State Department statement this week supporting Iranian protesters and offer U.S. technical support to help activists. He should rally European governments to join in his solidarity campaign for the Iranian people.
Jul 21, 2021
The Biden administration has been talking with private companies to pursue the feasibility of providing Cuba with an alternative to the state’s internet service provider. One option is to use communications satellites to link up with satellite phones.
Jul 9, 2021
The struggle between Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban is not a choice between democracy and Islamic rule. It is a conflict over whether Afghans should choose their own government at all.
Jul 2, 2021
There are arguments for the value of international courts. They provide an opportunity for victims to confront their tormentors. They provide a historical record of war crimes. Yet it’s also important to understand the limits of these international tribunals.
Jun 21, 2021
Maduro has always had the power to ease the economic pain being inflicted on Venezuela. So far, however, he has chosen his own survival over that of his country.