Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
Far from simply removing tariffs, the proposed “free trade” agreement between the United States and the European Union undermines representative democracy.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
There are still significant challenges to reaching a permanent deal on Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, but there's plenty of room to compromise.
Washington is threatening to withhold development aid unless El Salvador adopts economic policies that Salvadorans just voted against.
Political divisions in Ukraine are more accurately explained by historic preferences and influence of the local elites than by language.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.
If costly drug war strategies in Afghanistan have been unsuccessful even with a strong U.S. military presence, they won’t stand a chance after the U.S. withdraws.
The president of Haiti—a country with no external threats, a history of military repression, and an abundance of more pressing problems—is rebuilding the once-banished Haitian military.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.