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rex tillerson

Rex Tillerson stumbled on his first swing through Asia as secretary of state by not taking a traveling press corps with him. For some reason,...
china

At the Davos conference in January, Chinese leader Xi Jinping denounced protectionism and postured as a champion of a rules-based international order. It was a...
deterrence

In the history of naïve statements, few will stand the test of time like that uttered by President Barack Obama at his first address to...
North Korea

Hope always springs eternal that newly appointed dictators will be kinder and gentler than their predecessors. But whether it’s Bashar Assad in Syria or Kim...
democracies

Much of the anger surrounding President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s decision to abstain on UN Security Council Resolution 2234 revolved around the...
South Korea

There is always a tragic element to the downfall of any democratic leader. In the case of South Korea President Park Geun-hye, who was just...
North Korea

North Korea gave President Obama a going-away present just hours after he ended his trip to East Asia by testing a nuclear weapon. This is...
NATO

In the past month, I have had the privilege of visiting some of America’s closest and most embattled allies in both Europe and Asia. Upon...
terror sponsors

Congress is increasingly frustrated with the White House and State Department for a seemingly unending string of concessions to Iran. The latest involves Tehran’s insistence...
Africa

Some nuclear deals, in hindsight, look prescient. Many conservatives warned against Ronald Reagan’s outreach to Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev but, in hindsight, Gorbachev was sincere...
North Korea

Only an extremely credulous person could convince themselves that the thought process which led University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier to join a Chinese tourist...
Iran

Yesterday, I argued that Secretary of State John Kerry and his aides have apparently taken the wrong lessons from the failure of the 1994 Agreed...