Biden once scolded George W. Bush for pledging to defend Taiwan. Now he is making a worse mistake by chipping away at long-standing policy without a better alternative.
On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken introduced the Biden administration’s much-awaited strategy for Africa. Speaking in South Africa, during his second trip to the continent in less than a year, Blinken outlined the policy against a backdrop of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and a global economic slowdown. Although somewhat comparable to…
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People were crammed into small living rooms. There was often only standing room, if at all. There, they listened to lectures
U.S. President Joe Biden has hit the ground running. His mantra “America is back” is a much-needed boost for democracies.
This is the European Union’s chance. But it’s going to take some explaining to its citizens. If the prosperous, democratic, and stable EU wants to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, it’s going to require a major, global effort to
The assassination last Friday of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the leader of Iran’s suspended program to develop nuclear weapon capabilities, was less about preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons than it was about embarrassing the current Iranian government and impeding it from
“The US simply has lost nearly all its credibility when it comes to issues of democracy and basic freedoms.” “Frankly, when it comes to democracy and governance, America is now Ground Zero,” Milan Vaishnav, Director and Senior Fellow, South Asia
As the transatlantic community enters a new political cycle following the US presidential election, rivalry among great powers looms increasingly large. Two players stand out as the most problematic for Europe. First, there is the familiar challenge of dealing with
One evening last November, while reporting on the front lines outside the Libyan capital of Tripoli, I got caught in an Emirati drone bombardment aimed at Libyan pro-government fighters. Alerted by the whirr of the craft overhead, the fighters whisked