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.
From the U.S. to the U.K. to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.
Trump's not bringing the troops home. He's been haphazardly deploying more troops, drones, and dollars abroad, while waging a shadow foreign policy for his own benefit.
Trump is counting on his base to endorse his increasingly open law-breaking. It may not end well.
People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?
For all their overwhelming firepower, the U.S. and its allies can cause a lot of misery in the Middle East, but still can't govern the course of events.
Trump has been enlisting foreign leaders in his fight against the U.S. state. Is impeachment a moral necessity or political trap?
Bolton’s bellicose worldview is the basic operating system of the Trump administration.
Hong Kong’s protests are unlikely to spur major changes in the territory, much less on the mainland — but history suggests there’s a way forward.