Foreign Policy

Stanley Hoffmann Was One of the Great Professors of Our Time
September 13, 2015

A foreign policy sage, the Harvard professor died this weekend at 86.

The People’s Obituary of Henry Kissinger—Before His Death
September 02, 2015

Greg Grandin's new book shows Kissinger compulsively drawn towards action for its own sake.

Can Humanitarian Intervention Be Saved From Its Friends?
July 24, 2015

A new generation of Democrats have pushed the language of liberal interventionism underground.

The Iran Deal Is a Victory for Obama Diplomacy Over Bush Warmongering
July 14, 2015

If there were any justice, there would be an outbreak of “Support Our Diplomats” bumper stickers.

Does Hillary Really Believe in the Hillary Doctrine?
June 23, 2015

As Secretary of State she argued that global gender equality was essential to national security. But how about as president?

American Imperialism's Most Ambivalent Salesman
May 29, 2015

For Robert D. Kaplan, there's nothing imperialism can't fix—except for all the problems it creates.

The U.S. Should Arm Ukraine—But Not Because This War Is Winnable
February 06, 2015

If enough Russians die in battle, the tide of public opinion will turn.

The Obama Administration Is Gifting War Machines to a Murderous Dictator
February 03, 2015

These Ferguson-style vehicles will likely be used against Uzbeks, not terrorists.

Republicans Are Blocking Ratification of Even the Most Reasonable International Treaties
December 26, 2014

Why do they oppose the Arms Trade Treaty? Because the NRA tells them to.

Firing Chuck Hagel Won't Solve Obama's Foreign Policy Problems
November 24, 2014

In fact, it's going to get even worse.