We need NATO, but it could stand a lot of improvement


NATO is the most important, most successful political-military alliance in human history.

Trump Admin Officials Need to Speak with One Voice About Islamic Roots of Terror Problem


It’s a problem for the Trump administration that it can’t get everybody to speak from the same sheet of music on this.

The New Foreign Policy, Same as the Old


Despite tougher rhetoric, Trump’s actions on Iran and North Korea echo Obama’s strategic vision.

Officials: North Korea tests mid-range missile


The extent of cooperation between North Korea and Iran is very much on the minds of Arab leaders.

Trump’s Saudi speech a good start — now action must follow


Donald Trump made Saudi Arabia the first stop on his first presidential trip abroad for a reason. His speech Sunday in Riyadh was a principal factor in that decision, inviting as it does close comparison to Barack Obama’s June 2009, Cairo speech. Trump’s rhetoric wins hands down.


Ambassador John Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service. He served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 2005-2006. He was Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security from 2001 to 2005. In the Reagan Administration, he was an Assistant Attorney General.