Foreign Policy

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.

Obama Is Still Making Promises About ISIS That He Won't Be Able to Keep
November 10, 2014

He's putting troops on the ground—but says they won't see combat. 

One Kid's Passport Could Determine the Future of Presidential Power
October 31, 2014

The president is an agent, not the sovereign.

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