Donald Trump’s foreign policy is an extension of the harsh quality of American politics: combative, lonely, and winner-take-all.
Whatever President Trump says and thinks about the relevance of NATO, so far the alliance has coped with crises and criticism.
Despite his own destructive tendencies, the U.S. President may well prove to be the catalyst NATO and the EU need. The two organizations are starting to confront the reality of a post-Atlantic era.
Liberal democracy is in crisis where it was long thought most securely established. In both Western Europe and the United States, polls suggest voters are losing faith in democratic institutions.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell discussed transatlantic relations at a time of unprecedented challenges for the West.
The deal between U.S. President Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is weak and far too general. The diverging interpretations of how to develop the agreement bode poorly for the future.
Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un may further convince the U.S. president that traditional allies are dispensable.
Germany holds the key to European unity. All the more reason for EU member states to close ranks around Chancellor Angela Merkel.
NATO isn’t providing the security the Polish government has long wanted. Warsaw is not sure the Trump administration will either.
U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal should propel Europeans to stand their ground and mark the beginning of a more independent role for Europe in the world.