The Trump administration betrayed the Kurds in Syria. But there is still time to turn things around.
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
Unlike the West, modern China has seldom used brute force to access resources or expand markets — except, notably, in the South China Sea.
Can the written word bridge our aching divides? Experiments are underway in some of the world’s most combustible conflict zones.
But the bipartisan condemnation of his sporadic complaints betrays a fear that a more competent leader could finally wind them down.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
America’s drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
Lower courts are slowly but steadily eroding the legal basis for some of the most reactionary war on terror policies.