Monday, July 24, 2017
  1. Ten Lessons from North Korea’s Nuclear Program

    Richard N. Haass
  2. The West’s Decadent Foreign Policy

    Chris Patten

    The West’s Decadent Foreign Policy


     criticizes the failure of the EU and the US to condemn human-rights violations by China and others.

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with his Hungarian counterpart Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
    The West is increasingly reluctant to allow its vision of civil liberties and human rights to shape foreign policy, often owing to the potential commercial costs. Such foreign-policy decadence threatens to undermine the West's claim to be a community of values – and the EU's claim to be more than a glorified customs union. READ MORE
  3. The Flip Side of Euro-Atlantic Integration

    Javier Solana
  4. The Middle East’s Next War

    Joschka Fischer

    The Middle East’s Next War


     says that the fight against terror is giving way to an even more violent struggle for hegemony.

    Middle East wars Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
    The impending collapse of the Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate will not bring peace to the Middle East. Instead, another conflict will take center stage: the struggle for regional hegemony between Sunni Saudi Arabia, backed by the US, and Shia Iran, backed by Russia. READ MORE
  5. Trump’s Surprisingly Strong Start with India

    Thomas R. Pickering, ET AL

    Trump’s Surprisingly Strong Start with India

    &  hope that Trump and Modi can build effectively on their promising initial meeting.

    Trump and Modi meeting Win McNamee/Getty Images
    Heading into the recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, expectations were modest. Yet the leaders of the world’s two most populous democracies ended up making important headway on strengthening the bilateral relationship. READ MORE
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