Blog Profile / Foreign Policy

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Blog Post Archive

Congress Issues a Warning to Iran and a Rebuff to the Obama Administration

Senators unanimously extend sanctions on Iran in a symbolic message to Tehran, ending a tentative thaw in U.S relations.

SitRep: It’s Mattis for SecDef; ISIS Making Stand to Protect Oil

Afghanistan Continues to Falter; U.K. Heading to South China Sea; And Lots More

Thailand Crowns a New King

But the monarch has big shoes to fill — at a time when Thailand needs steady leadership most.

As Expected, ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Reportedly Trump’s Secretary of Defense Pick

Trump's pick for secretary of defense will require a congressional exemption to serve.

Au Revoir, Hollande

The French president says he will not seek re-election.

Trump Reaches Out to Central Asia, Looking For a Back Door to Russia

President-elect Donald Trump made his first overture to former Soviet Central Asia and may looking for ways to mend ties with Moscow.

The Myth of Chaebol Exceptionalism

Everyone wants to blame South Korea’s incestuous business culture for the recent failures of its massive conglomerates. But that’s not the reason they’re in a funk.

‘Inshallah’ in the Age of Trump

Can the hipster invocation of God’s will survive the coming wave of American Islamophobia?

This World AIDS Day, Consider Where in the World AIDS Is

On World AIDS Day and every other day, AIDS is a worldwide phenomenon.

How Putin’s Russia Is Doing, According to Putin

Life is good and getting better in Putin's Russia, says Putin in his annual address.

France’s Zombie Catholics Have Risen — and They’re Voting

Francois Fillon has energized the country's many lapsed Christians. Will they stick by his side in the spring?

The Czech Republic May Dodge a Bullet to Free Speech This Year. But Will It in 2017?

Amendments proposed this year may determine what becomes of free speech in the Czech Republic in years to come.

What Went Wrong at the Golden Rose Synagogue?

A Ukrainian memorial to crimes against Jews has become a reminder of the country's own tendency toward historical denial.

‘Seven Days in November?’ — Some thoughts on Trump’s emerging junta

President-elect Donald Trump ran partly on general bashing, and now he is contemplating stocking his administration with retired generals. What’s up with that?

What can we predict about U.S.-India relations in the coming Trump years?

The recent changes to India's social cohesion and foreign policy that were inaugurated along with President Narendra Modi may foreshadow changes Americans can expect to result from Donald Trump's impending inauguration.

Defusing a Ticking Time Bomb in Kinshasa

An opposition leader in exile, a group of Catholic bishops-turned-diplomats, and the ‘last best hope’ to avert the coming crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Amid Oil Glut, OPEC Finally Agrees to Curb Crude Production

Oil prices surged after OPEC announced a new production cut. But will it be enough to help the group escape the bottom of the barrel?

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