Category: World

China's President Xi Jinping speaks with President Obama at a nuclear security summit in the Hague. (Photo: Reuters)

Why China can’t threaten America’s economic dominance

No amount of government investment can recreate the ingenuity and stability of a liberal order in Communist China.

Barack Obama meets with Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Trump should preserve Obama’s pivot to Asia

For all of his foreign policy blunders, President Obama got this one right.

Photo: Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters

With Brexit, uncertainty is the only certainty

We don't know what Brexit means. That's what's so scary.

U.S. indecision and the Syrian tragedy

With all of the past year’s foreign policy headlines—the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the growth of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, and the Iranian nuclear deal—the civil war in Syria often receives little more than a passing reference in the news media and the U.S. presidential debates. Yet the conflict there marks one of the greatest foreign ...