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Can Germany Learn to Understand Trumpish?

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:10:54 -0500

Donald Trump gave an interview to a German newspaper, and people are still trying to figure out what he meant.

John Kerry: What We Got Right

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:21:13 -0500

Many of President Obama’s critics say the United States is in decline. But he leaves the world, and the country, in better shape.

Russia Gains When Donald Trump Trashes NATO

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:59:18 -0500

And Europe loses.

What the U.S. Gets for Defending Its Allies and Interests Abroad

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:12:03 -0500

President-elect Donald J. Trump will enter office inheriting a vast system of global alliances and commitments. While he has characterized them as a series of separate deals, they make more sense if viewed together and as investments in a global order that serves American interests in several key ways.

Trump Criticizes NATO and Hopes for ‘Good Deals’ With Russia

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:58:09 -0500

The president-elect called NATO “obsolete,” praised Brexit and expressed hope for a nuclear deal with Russia in a wide-ranging interview with European newspapers.

Serbian Leader Accuses Kosovo of ‘Wanting War’ After Train Is Turned Back

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:25:27 -0500

Serbia vowed to defend “every inch” of its territory after a train bearing signs reading “Kosovo is Serbian” was stopped at the border between the two nations.

Trump’s Pivotal Russian Test

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:25:56 -0500

Hurtling into a love fest with Putin would be calamitous. Russia responds to toughness and Trump must show it or NATO and the E.U. could unravel.

U.S. Troops Arrive in Poland

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:43:20 -0500

The American convoy — the first installment of several thousand NATO troops to be based in Eastern Europe — was welcomed in the city of Zagan.

James Mattis: Toughness and Restraint at the Pentagon

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:14:05 -0500

Donald Trump’s pick to run the Pentagon may become a strong counterweight to an impulsive and uninformed commander in chief.

As Trump Reaches Toward Putin, U.S. Troops Arrive in Poland

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:51:03 -0500

Eastern Europeans were ecstatic when NATO voted to base troops in the region. But now, as they arrive, Donald Trump makes their mission less clear.