Congress Takes a Stand against U.S. Involvement in Yemen

by Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio  In a move hailed by human rights and other activists, the House of Representatives Friday voted to curb US military involvement in the multi-sided civil war in Yemen and review Washington’s strong support for the… Continue Reading  

White House Syria Statement Raises Eyebrows

by Derek Davison The Trump administration may be gearing up for another military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military. Late in the day on Monday, the White House released the following statement: The United States has identified potential preparations… Continue Reading  

Trump in Europe: Reinforcing His Predecessors’ Errors

by Robert E. Hunter A single swallow does not a summer make; neither does one trip by a US president to Europe redefine transatlantic relations. One can be excused from drawing the opposite conclusion from media reporting of President Donald… Continue Reading  

Europe and the United States: Diverging Destinies?

by Peter Jenkins What are we to make of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s remarks at a political rally in Munich on May 28? The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I’ve experienced that… Continue Reading  

The Impulsive Approach to Managing Alliances

by Paul R. Pillar Donald Trump has gone so far beyond the bounds of what once was considered presidential, or decorous (without even getting into what is, from a policy point of view, wise or prudent) that criticisms that were… Continue Reading