The biggest risk the United States and South Korea face is the apparent progress in inter-Korean conventional tension reduction measures without commensurate diplomatic progress on North Korea's denuclearization.
The idea that current trends in multilateral cooperation threaten American sovereignty is a red herring. The fundamental reality of modern international life is that global challenges require multilateral cooperation, and the decision to enter into a multilateral arrangement is not an infringement of sovereignty but its expression and embodiment.
President Trump is right to worry that disaster aid will end up bailing out the holders of Puerto Rico's bonds, but there are better solutions to that particular problem than cutting off disaster aid to Puerto Rico.
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering November 3 to November 10, was compiled with support from Rebecca Turkington and Ao Yin.
The turbulent aftermath of World War I informs our troubled times and reminds us of the potency of nationalism, the attraction of authoritarianism, the risks of economic fragmentation, the temptations of American isolationism, and the fragility of multilateralism.