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Goodbye Pacific pivot, hello Pacific retreat?
While China, Europe, and several U.S. states are reaping the rewards of transitioning to renewables, the Trump administration appears dead-set on propping up a dying dirty industry.
How a growing technology gap between the U.S. and its nuclear-armed rivals could lead to the unraveling of arms control agreements — and even nuclear war.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Trump's leading foreign policy advisers are obsessed with Iran and making dangerous moves from East Asia to the Middle East.
Despite Trump's tough talk, his crude and narrow vision of foreign policy has created huge opportunities for China and Russia.
As the Trump administration tries to do damage control in Asia, Korean women are leading a movement to re-define their country's relationship with Washington.
China may bully its neighbors, but turning foreign territorial disputes into a superpower conflict between nuclear-armed rivals would be a huge mistake.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.