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David Ignatius

David Ignatius writes a twice-a-week foreign affairs column and contributes to the PostPartisan blog.


Flynn is gone, but a mystery remains

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:50:52 EST

The Flynn-Trump-Obama timeline raises many questions.

Michael Flynn’s star burns out

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:29:41 EST

The retired lieutenant general had a charmed rise to the top. Then his path began to veer toward catastrophe.

When it comes to his contacts with Russia, Michael Flynn has bigger problems than the Logan Act

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 03:37:07 EST

The real question is whether the national security adviser has been trying to hide pre-inauguration communications.

Fears of an Islamic State breakout fuel Trump’s strategy

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:32:10 EST

Experts say the president’s counterterrorism approach could backfire.

Michael Flynn: Trump is like the chariot driver in ‘Ben-Hur’

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:07:59 EST

The national security adviser is focused on strategy but has disrupters — including the president — at his side.

A look at the Arab Spring, six years later

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:04:09 EST

The Arab Spring may seem like a distant memory, but a new report argues that across the Middle East people still feel the same yearning for better governance and rule of law that motivated protesters in Tahrir Square.

Trump should look before he leaps on Iran

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:43:30 EST

If he isn’t more careful, his actions could backfire.

For Bannon, the game has only just begun

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:28:43 EST

Trump’s controversial chief strategist is at the heart of the president’s trade policies and immigration bans.

Trump is his administration’s own worst enemy on foreign policy

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 07:40:52 EST

President Trump’s aides have seemingly worked nonstop to put out fires lit by their boss.

What does Israel want from America?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:39:19 EST

Trump’s embrace of the Jewish state means it has to define its goals.