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|C’mon Trumpists—Obama’s Shortcomings Are No Defense for Trump’s Excesses
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 11:44 AM PST
Obama may have been maddeningly cautious and self-righteous, but he was much more thoughtful, dignified and restrained than his bombastic and erratic successor, writes Max Boot.
|Trump’s Proposed Refugee Policy Could Cost American Lives
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 09:39 AM PST
Gayle Lemmon shares how the refugee and visa restrictions make American soldiers less safe in this Los Angeles Times piece.
|The Korean Pivot: Seoul’s Strategic Choices and Rising Rivalries in Northeast Asia
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 08:23 AM PST
As U.S.-China tensions intensify and as the North Korean threat grows, the importance of the Republic of Korea (ROK, or South Korea) as a pivot state in East Asia and as a valuable ally for the United States has become clearer than ever.
|World Economic Update
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 07:39 AM PST
Experts discuss trends in the global economy.
|How Powerful Is France’s President?
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 06:00 AM PST
The winner of the presidential election this spring will heavily influence how France approaches foreign and domestic issues, including its future with the European Union.
|Trump’s Ban Undermines Iraqi Cooperation Against Islamic State
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 11:52 AM PST
The new ban does not jeopardize the legal status of U.S. troops in Iraq, but it does send a message to Iraqis that Washington is no longer particularly interested in a broader, long-term relationship with Iraq, writes Meghan L. O’Sullivan.
|Who’s Really Worried About the Travel Ban To The Arab States
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 09:23 AM PST
Writing in the Washington Post, Philip Gordon discusses the impact of the administration’s refugee policy on the Middle East, and warns that the worst could be yet to come.
|President Bannon’s Hugely Destructive First Week in Office
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 01:00 PM PST
Bannon as puppet master is leading the Trump administration down a road of carnage and fulfilling the worst fears about the Trump presidency.
|Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorists
Posted: 27 Jan 2017 01:53 PM PST
President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order 13769 on January 27, 2017, and was added to the federal register as 82 FR 8977, 2/1/17. Through this document, citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen were banned from entering the United States for ninety days.
|Defending Vital U.S. Interests: Policy Prescriptions for Trump
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 01:40 PM PST
Analyses of the Trump administration often focus on predicting what foreign policies the new president will adopt. Ambassador Robert Blackwill instead discusses what Trump should be doing.
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