richard haass

Trump arrives in D.C. for what is sure to be a contentious day in the city he wants to win over -- or sack.
I have attended and written about many conferences, and whatever the subject, they all seem to follow the same format -- speeches by famous coaches, former presidents and great athletes, all who have been paid enormous amounts of money for their time. I didn't realize an alternative existed until I attended The Nantucket Project
Although Haass had spent many years working for Republicans, his article caught the eye of then-Sen. Obama. Early in his
There is an ideological conflict at play between the West and China, but the irony is that what the West confronts in China is a state without an ideology at all.
As much as some U.S. policymakers and most American experts detest diplomacy with Pyongyang, they now face a pressing issue that has upended their earlier calculations. The U.S. must rely on diplomacy once again.
In a sense, this is also Singh's main point of critique. He attributes a certain naiveté, fit for an unrealistic dreamer
The president just announced that "it is time to focus on nation-building at home." He is right. This is a strategic investment in our future competitiveness and capacity to lead; it is not isolationist.
We should not kid ourselves: there is unlikely to be a rosy future for Afghanistan any time soon. The most likely future for the next few years and possibly beyond is some form of a messy stalemate.
The killing of Osama bin Laden constitutes a significant victory over global terrorism. But it is a milestone, not a turning point, in what remains an ongoing struggle without a foreseeable end.
Foreign policy must be about priorities. The United States cannot do everything everywhere. This consideration argued for avoiding military intervention in Libya; now it argues for limiting the current intervention drastically.