Trump’s Troubling Retreat

At this historical turning point, with the free world hungry for renewed American leadership, President Donald Trump’s foreboding inaugural address was as troubling for what it didn’t say as what it did. It was the mirror image of John Kennedy’s stirring address of 1961, which focused almost […]

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Move the Embassy

President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem provides a timely opportunity for the new president to make a sharp break with President Barack Obama’s unwise, unjustified and ultimately ineffective hostility toward America’s closest ally in the turbulent Middle East. Especially after […]

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Flex Congress’ Foreign Policy Muscle

John Kennedy once said that “it is the president alone who must make the major decisions of our foreign policy,” and I have long thought he was right because, at moments of national peril, our presidents can’t as a practical matter share the conduct of foreign policy […]

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A Troubling Pick for Democratic Jews

After taking white working-class voters for granted in November, the Democratic Party seems poised to do the same for Jews – and that could have important implications for the already troubled U.S.-Israeli relationship. Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who lead the party’s […]

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America First?

As President-elect Donald Trump walks back his most controversial campaign pledges on such issues as immigration and trade, the most important question is whether he’ll do the same on the all-encompassing issue of U.S. global leadership. At stake is nothing less than the liberal international order – […]

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