foreign policy

crime

The Strange Disappearances of Saudi Students Accused of Crimes in the US

The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
Donovan Farley
2.22.19
guatemala

Guatemala's 'Slow-Motion Coup' Is Causing Migrants to Flee to the US

The real crisis Trump should focus on, experts say, is hundreds of miles south of the US-Mexico border.
Cole Kazdin
1.31.19
Views My Own

Trump Will Only Listen to 'Experts' if It Means Letting Americans Die in War

On Afghanistan, Trump's gut instincts may have been right—but somehow, it's the only subject on which he defers to the establishment.
Harry Cheadle
11.28.18
Views My Own

Just Like Obama, Trump Seems to Be Giving Up on Ending America's Wars

After sounding like an anti-war candidate at times, Trump has taken a dive into the DC foreign policy swamp.
Harry Cheadle
10.18.18
war

Congress Can Rein in America's Forever Wars, It Just Won't

Seventeen years after Congress told George W. Bush to go after the 9/11 attackers, the military is using that authorization to fight battles all over the world.
Mark Hay
9.11.18
politics

Even by Trump Standards His Press Conference with Putin Was Bizarre

Trump loves to say "America first," but apparently believes Russia over his own intelligence agencies.
Harry Cheadle
7.16.18
russia

The Huge Panic About the Trump-Putin Summit Is Great for Russia

Of course, just meeting with Trump (again) is a win for his favorite strongman.
Mark Galeotti
7.5.18
immigration

The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US

We're still dealing with the aftermath of atrocities committed by US allies in Central America during the Cold War.
Cole Kazdin
6.28.18
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to the Messy, Multi-Sided State of North Korean Diplomacy

As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching—and working behind the scenes.
Mark Hay
5.29.18
foreign policy

Syria and the 'Anti-Imperialism' of Idiots

Much of the left's response to the war in Syria has been stupid, racist apologism for a tyrant.
Leila Al Shami
4.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rex Tillerson Got Canned While Sitting on the Toilet, Report Says

A detail no one needed to know.
Harry Cheadle
3.17.18
Afghanistan

An Expert Told Us What Trump's Afghan Endgame Might Look Like

We teased out the strategy that might be behind the latest troop surge.
Mike Pearl
8.23.17
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