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Reflecting on Gayle Smith's Message of Hope

Reflecting on Gayle Smith's Message of Hope

Samuel A. Worthington  05. 4.2016
Gayle assumed the position of USAID administrator in December 2015, building on her legacy at the White House and as a leader and advocate...
A Bullish and Incoherent View of the World

A Bullish and Incoherent View of the World

Thor Steinhovden  05. 2.2016
Donald Trump's first major foreign policy speech did nothing to calm the world. On the contrary, we are even more terrified than before....

Trumpism, Globalism and US Foreign Policy

Joseph V. Micallef  05. 1.2016
Ultimately, this new reality will demand neither an "America First" strategy nor a new "isolationism" but a renewed commitment to creating...
Obama Administration's Iraq Plans Thrown Into Doubt After Protestors Storm Parliament

Obama Administration's Iraq Plans Thrown Into Doubt After Protestors Storm Parliament

The Washington Post  05. 1.2016
President Obama’s plan for fighting the Islamic State is predicated on having a credible and effective Iraqi ally on the ground in...
Friday Talking Points -- Lucifer or a Joe McCarthy-Dracula Love Child?

Friday Talking Points -- Lucifer or a Joe McCarthy-Dracula Love Child?

Chris Weigant  04.29.2016
Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone...
Why U.S.-Nordic Relations Matter More Than Ever

Why U.S.-Nordic Relations Matter More Than Ever

Kirsti Kauppi  04.29.2016
The Nordic countries and United States have much in common. We all share the fundamental values of democracy, human rights, and the rule...
A President Clinton or Trump Would Be More Alike Than Different on Foreign Policy

A President Clinton or Trump Would Be More Alike Than Different on Foreign Policy

Daniel Wagner  04.29.2016
The American public has had enough of wars, doesn't know what to believe when politicians speak, and is more interested in taking care...
Trump on Foreign Policy

Trump on Foreign Policy

George Friedman  04.28.2016
Following his victories in this week's primaries, Donald Trump provided the first systematic view of his foreign policy. Given that there...

Obama's European Folly

Saad Khan  04.27.2016
President Barack Obama's recent -- and most probably the last -- visit to Europe was a failure. It could have turned the tide of declining...
Donald Trump's Frighteningly Erratic Foreign Policy Speech

Donald Trump's Frighteningly Erratic Foreign Policy Speech

Jon Soltz  04.27.2016
Donald Trump's first foreign policy speech was an incoherent mess. Let's start there. He doesn't even care enough to think up his own...
Why Does Israel Refuse to Recognize the Armenian Genocide?

Why Does Israel Refuse to Recognize the Armenian Genocide?

Michael A. Moodian  04.27.2016
April 24 marked 101 years since the start of the Armenian genocide, when Ottoman Turks killed approximately 1.5 million Armenians, Assyrians,...
Trump Reveals His Plans For Russia, China If Elected

Trump Reveals His Plans For Russia, China If Elected

Reuters  04.27.2016
Republican front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to seek better relations with Russia and China if elected president in...
How Obama is Benefiting Iran by the US-GCC Summit

How Obama is Benefiting Iran by the US-GCC Summit

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh  04.25.2016
"Reassuring" Saudi Arabia and other gulf nations about Iran's increasing presence was on the top of Obama's agenda visiting Saudi Arabia....