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kim jong yo

It’s become a familiar pattern. In the manic pursuit of traffic, accolades, or any number of perverse incentives that have little to do with good...
north korea

Today, American soldiers are deployed on sovereign foreign soil without the authorization of the host government. In fact, they’re often in conflict with forces loyal...

Donald Trump can't decide which person he is on immigration—the one with love or the one who prefers Nordics to Nigerians. Meanwhile, Hawaii tells its...
Trump's tweets

When it comes to foreign affairs, Donald Trump has not governed as he campaigned. So far, he has largely abandoned radical populist isolationism and protectionism...
Syria

When it comes to the conduct of American foreign affairs, the Trump administration has recently been performing competently—even admirably. That comes as a surprise to...
Iran

North Korea’s demonstration of a ballistic missile capable of reaching most of the United States prompted gloomy commentary in Israel about the failure to halt...
donald trump

Almost a year into the Trump presidency, this administration’s foreign policy could be best described as confused. Reports suggest that the president is in a...

Twitter's new, 280-character format hasn't been a boon to presidential dignity. On Saturday, while traveling in Vietnam ahead of a summit of the Association of...

The first post-Labor Day COMMENTARY podcast finds Abe Greenwald and Noah Rothman responding to my questions about the Trump decision to rescind the Deferred Action...
north korea

“The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years,” President Donald Trump averred on Wednesday. “Talking is not...
steve bannon

We are deterred. That’s the only possible way to read the confessions of Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, who inexplicably vomited out a variety of...
Donald Trump

Controversies come and go so fast in the Trump administration that it’s all too easy to lose sight of individual issues. It is, therefore, worth...