The Water's Edge
Blogs

The Water's Edge

James M. Lindsay analyzes the politics shaping U.S. foreign policy and the sustainability of American power.

Latest Post

President Donald Trump and former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter attend the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush. Alex Brandon/Pool via REUTERS.

A Presidents’ Day Quiz

Monday is Presidents’ Day. To get you in the proper celebratory mood, TWE presents its eighth annual Presidents’ Day quiz. Read More

February 4, 2019

United States
Campaign 2020: John Delaney, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Someone had to be first. When it comes to the 2020 presidential campaign, that person is John Delaney. He’s certainly no Johnny-come-lately to the race. He declared his candidacy back on July 28, 2017. Yes, you read that right. He has been on the campaign trail for eighteen months.

Read More

February 3, 2019

United States
The Iowa Caucuses Are Exactly One Year Away

In case you haven’t been counting, the Iowa presidential caucuses are now exactly one year away.

Read More

January 23, 2019

United States
Ten Facts About the State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump says he will deliver his second State of the Union address next Tuesday night as planned. The question is, where will he deliver it?

Read More