Foreign Policy

Lessons From Henry Kissinger

He helped America out of its last losing streak. His strategies offer us a way out of this one.

The Mirage of Middle East Peace

Robert Kaplan’s new book explores how the region has historically wobbled between order and chaos.

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A Wake-Up Call to Evil

It’s time for sober, serious American leadership on the world stage.

India and Canada’s Fraying Relationship

Plus: Saudi Arabia reaches out to the Palestinians.

Iran Shows No Signs of ‘De-Escalation’

As the White House pursues diplomacy, Iran’s president threatens America and its allies.

The Arguments Against Aiding Ukraine Still Fall Flat

The United States is better off helping the country thwart Russian aggression.

Good Luck With That Grand Strategy

Even the most comprehensive plans are bound to fail if leaders can’t build support for them.

F-16s Raise Questions about the Future of Ukraine Aid

The White House’s delay in sending fighter jets gives more time for GOP support for Ukraine aid to wither.

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Incentivizing More Iranian Terrorism

Analysts say $6 billion the U.S. is sending to Iran won’t just underwrite humanitarian expenses.

Niger’s Coup Threatens to Spark Wider Violence

The junta consolidates power while its neighbors weigh their next steps.

Why India Matters to the United States

Some are wary of stronger ties with New Delhi, but the two nations share common interests.

What About Marc Fogel?

A schoolteacher’s family wants answers from Washington two years after his arrest in Russia.

Washington’s Open Hand to Narendra Modi

The U.S. sees India as a counterweight to China, but the relationship transcends that common rivalry.

Legitimizing an Iran-Backed Terrorist

A U.S. diplomat spoke at the same conference as Qais al-Khazali, who masterminded a 2007 attack that killed five U.S. soldiers.

The Growing Danger of the Iranian Cyber Threat

The Islamic Republic’s hostile actions against Israel and its Arab allies demonstrate the need for American leadership.

The Japan-South Korea Thaw

In the face of threats from China and North Korea, can America’s East Asian allies find ways to cooperate despite a painful past?