Trump's Afghanistan strategy is, by and large, another example of his relative orthodoxy in foreign affairs.
Violence and morality have an intertwined, complementary, yet still individually distinct relationship. Donald Trump is wrong when he implies the former governs the latter.
The lack of South Korean and Japanese voices during the most recent crisis over North Korea sheds light on the danger of moral hazard in Trump's foreign policy.
Trump's proposed legislation concerning legal immigration looks, in some ways, a lot like Canada's system. So why are liberal Americans so opposed to it?
Trump's domestic policy may be a chaotic, unconventional shambles, but his foreign policy is actually standard, if still unstable. Of course, with one exception.
Trump's tweets about transgender Americans in the military were outrageous and can't be ignored. That's a problem.
Look, anything's possible, right? We talk a lot about impeachment, or electoral defeat, or the 25th Amendment (the topic of my first post on this blog). But what about resignation? What are the chances of Donald Trump saying, "I'm tired of this" or "I can see the writing on the wall," and simply walking away?
One of the common refrains among liberals during the Trump presidency has been "gosh, imagine what they would be doing if Hillary were president." They, in this scenario, are the Republicans, and I can tell you without a doubt that it wouldn't be pretty...
Back in the summer of 2016, in a more innocent age, I got an idea to write a post similar to this one. With the defeat of Donald Trump all but assured (Hillary was 10 points up at the time), it was easy to begin to look ahead to what would happen to the Republican party following its wild effort to destroy itself...