Posts Tagged: NATO
It is sickening that the U.S. would deliver the Kurds to Turkish violence, but that doesn't mean we should embrace the U.S. presence in Syria.
The Turkish leader’s party has lost Istanbul, but Erdogan may respond by provoking a foreign policy crisis to consolidate his power.
After 18 years of unchallenged power, the Turkish president finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises of his own making.
Three superpowers now face off along multiple fronts, even as they dismantle the tools that prevented escalation in the past.
John McCain was a politician, not a maverick — he played ball, and sometimes compromised. Trump is the true maverick: He's batshit crazy and there's no dealing with him.
Trump's love affair with the NRA will send even more American guns into the world.
It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. "leadership," or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
Trump stole the headlines, but the recent NATO summit declaration suggests the odds of an unnecessary conflict are rising.
Europe should take advantage of Trump’s hostile attitude to get out of a relationship that's brought more drawbacks than benefits.
If Trump's aggressive style and populist impulses have encouraged his political soulmates abroad, they've also provoked a backlash in defense of democratic norms.