foreign policy


Pompeo Admits He Was Listening In On Trump's 'Perfect' Ukraine Call

The Secretary of State refused to answer a question about whether he heard anything inappropriate on Trump's July 25 call with the new Ukraine president.


Biden Has an Aggressive Plan to Force China to Go Green

The 2020 candidate has promised to attack 'global climate outlaws.'


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.


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.


Congress has a chance to embarrass Trump on Khashoggi and Yemen this week

Will Congress take back its constitutionally-mandated oversight of foreign wars?


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.