Yesterday, The Atlantic ran a piece that I wrote about Trump’s handling of Syria. I argue that it encapsulates all of the reasons why Trump is really, really bad at foreign policy. Because Trump
Back in 2017, Dani Nedal and I wrote an article about Donald Trump’s claim that “unpredictability” is a good approach to conducting U.S. foreign policy. We looked closely at
If you’d asked me about the fate of the American-led international system a few weeks ago, I would have said that Trump has done enormous damage to US leadership and national security, some of t
On Wednesday, the Senate voted to advance a resolution invoking the War Power Act and giving President Trump 90 days to end American involvement in Yemen. Mark Weisbrot at The Guardian and Alex Ward a
It is official: dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been killed but the US shouldn’t do anything about it because we have billions of dollars worth of weapons to sell to Saudi Arabia.
Derek Robertson has a story in Politico which argues that Bernie Sanders is on the leading edge of Democratic foreign policy. I think it’s probably correct, and it quotes me, so you should read
In my recent Foreign Affairs article on progressive foreign policy, I wrote about seizing a middle ground between “liberal internationalists” and “anti-hegemonists.” I strugg
I’ve been arguing for some time that progressives too often have their heads in the sand about the transnational dimensions of right-wing extremism, kleptocracy, and oligarchy. This was an impor