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The US seems to be seeking regime change in Iran and Venezuela. But there’s no precedent for economic sanctions working on their own.
Amid a U.S. shift to a more ‘realist’ stance in Arab world, Egyptian President Sisi’s ‘power grab’ seems hardly worthy of mention.
How much did President Donald Trump help Benjamin Netanyahu win in Israel, and did he break new ground?
U.S.-Russia collision over Venezuela is a clash of international legal principles last invoked regarding Syria
Trump's declaration on Golan Heights: Why some fear the international legal precedent could reverberate from Crimea to Kashmir
US-Israel ties often transcend a tough relationship between leaders, but the Trump-Netanyahu bromance has been useful to both men.
If the United States wants to help in Venezuela, it first needs to dispel decades-old doubts in Latin America that it really has the region’s best interests at heart.
Leader-to-leader summitry offers tantalizing prospects of dramatic progress, but failure can be costly. When that happens, experts agree, a return to diplomatic ‘spade work’ is required.
With the normalization of relations between the United States and North Korea seemingly within reach, President Trump and Kim Jong-un's talks broke down due to a failure to bridge a standoff over US sanctions, bringing an abrupt end to the high-stakes summit.
In our interconnected world, the diversity and reach of sports diplomacy is broadening. It's visible on issues such as climate change, where athletes and others see government falling short.
Does President Trump want anything from the United Nations? Judging from the slow pace at which he has moved to replace Nikki Haley, experts say, not much. But that could still change.
As Russia and China attempt to pull European countries into their spheres of influence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on a five-nation tour to promote democracy and the rule of law. Renewing ties in Central Europe is a clear departure from previous administrations.
If the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is truly entering its last days, it may signal that the world’s two nuclear superpowers' interest in arms control more broadly is waning.
Citing Russia's failure to comply, the Trump administration has moved to dissolve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, an arms control agreement that has been in place since the cold war. Critics worry the treaty's demise could lead to a new arms race.
As President Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó draw on a global power struggle between authoritarian and democratic forces, some say that could imperil a peaceful solution for Venezuela.
When the goal is nuclear disarmament, it seems there should never be a bad time for summitry. Yet there are worries that an American president hungry for home-pleasing news could accept a bad deal.
Nationalist versus internationalist. The philosophical clash hangs heavy over those trying to maintain multilateral institutions. As Macron works to keep Trump in the G7, the same forces buffet him at home.
A 20-year movement has gained new champions under the Trump administration. That cheers supporters but also raises sticky questions.
Who likes surprises? America’s allies, not so much. All the more so in the tense Middle East. And that’s creating challenges as envoys for a president who likes to surprise offer reassurances across the region.
What do the Syria and Afghanistan withdrawals, coupled with James Mattis’s hastened departure, mean? Likely sharper challenges to traditional US alliances and global leadership.
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