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Trump’s New Policy Will Focus on Iran’s Meddlers

Trump’s New Policy Will Focus on Iran’s Meddlers

After more than nine months in office, President Donald Trump finally has an Iran policy. Last month before the opening of the UN General Assembly, Trump approved the long-awaited strategy to deal with Iran, according to administration officials. These officials tell...
Trump Evangelizes for American Exceptionalism

Trump Evangelizes for American Exceptionalism

If you want to get a sense of the enduring power of American exceptionalism, watch President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly. Here we got a clear message from the candidate whose foreign policy platform was “America...
Fans of Iran Nuke Deal Start to Acknowledge its Flaws

Fans of Iran Nuke Deal Start to Acknowledge its Flaws

The public line from the supporters of the Iran nuclear deal in the last two years has been clear. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as the core agreement is known, is wonderful. As Barack Obama said after its negotiations were completed in 2015:...
Iraq’s Kurds, their Right to Independence

Iraq’s Kurds, their Right to Independence

Consider the plight of an ethnic group seeking self-determination in the Middle East. Its leaders have renounced terrorism. Their militias fight alongside US soldiers. While their neighbors built weapons of mass destruction, they built a parliament, universities and...
State Department Had a Deal for Russia. It Was Spurned

State Department Had a Deal for Russia. It Was Spurned

President Donald Trump has publicly praised President Vladimir Putin, and slammed a Congress-led deal to punish Russia with more sanctions. He even agreed, at a meeting with Putin this summer, to a US-Russia dialogue on cyber issues, even though four US intelligence...