Regions / North America
Trump's foreign policy isn't an alternative to U.S. empire. It's just a cruder rendition of it.
A stronger UN National Security Council would head off questions about U.S. intervention in foreign affairs at the pass.
Some see Putin's Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington's worst behavior.
From immigration to the drug war, there's a lot that needs fixing in the U.S.-Mexico relationship. But border walls, hate speech, and deportations won't do it.
Domestic-policy successes such as paid family leave count for little if the U.S. is at war with Russia.
The United States never tires of finding ways to needlessly aggravate Russia.
The Philippines won a huge legal victory against China on a long-running territorial dispute. But Manila's alliance with Washington may make it all for nothing.
Americans’ aversion to taxes blinds them to not only the benefits, but the opportunities that Nordic countries enjoy.
Astounding increases in the danger of nuclear weapons have paralleled provocative foreign policy decisions that needlessly incite tensions between Washington and Moscow.
The attempted military coup in Turkey and the possibility of a President Trump may have more Americans considering the military option.