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Can the U.S. and Russia Avert a New Arms Race? <p style='font size:14px'>By  Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Can the U.S. and Russia Avert a New Arms Race?

By Daryl G. Kimball

Five long years have passed since U.S. President Barack Obama proposed and Russian President Vladimir Putin unfortunately rejected negotiations designed to cut their...

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Ronald Reagan was a patriot. What would you call Trump? <p style='font size:14px'>By Matt Bai </p>

Ronald Reagan was a patriot. What would you call Trump?

By Matt Bai

Who are you going to believe — me or the media? Elections, any good strategist will tell you, are choices, not referendums. And this is how Trump approaches the...

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In Diplomacy, Trump Is the Anti-Reagan <p style='font size:14px'>By  Bret Stephens</p>

In Diplomacy, Trump Is the Anti-Reagan

By Bret Stephens

An optimistic take on Donald Trump’s historic meeting Tuesday with Kim Jong-un is that it’s Geneva Redux — a reprise of the 1985 summit between Ronald Reagan...

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Nuclear Nonproliferation Malpractice <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Nuclear Nonproliferation Malpractice

By Daryl G. Kimball

The global nuclear nonproliferation system has always relied on responsible leadership from the United States and other global powers. The effort to create, extend,...

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Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him

By Max Boot

With less than a month to go before the much-anticipated summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, we learned three important things...

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How to Be a Prophet of Doom <p style='font size:14px'>By Alison McQueen</p>

How to Be a Prophet of Doom

By Alison McQueen

In September 1961, Hans J. Morgenthau decided to terrify the world. Morgenthau, a German Jewish émigré professor at the University of Chicago, had already written...

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Trump Decision on Iran Deal is Foreign Policy Malpractice

Trump Decision on Iran Deal is Foreign Policy Malpractice

Experts from the Washington-based Arms Control Association denounced President Donald Trump’s reported decision not to renew U.S. sanctions waivers in violation...

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Trump thinks his North Korea strategy will work on Iran. He’s wrong on both. <p style='font size:14px'>By Colin H. Kahl and Vipin Narang</p>

Trump thinks his North Korea strategy will work on Iran. He’s wrong on both.

By Colin H. Kahl and Vipin Narang

On April 24, French President Emmanuel Macron walked into the Oval Office with one overriding mission: persuade President Trump not to ditch the Iran nuclear deal....

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What Reagan can teach Trump about negotiating nukes <p style='font size:14px'>By Carl P. Leubsdorf</p>

What Reagan can teach Trump about negotiating nukes

By Carl P. Leubsdorf

In a century-old house in Reykjavik, Iceland, President Ronald Reagan and his Soviet counterpart, Mikhail Gorbachev, were discussing ways to curb nuclear weapons....

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North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again

By Max Boot

When President Trump announced March 8 his intention to meet with Kim Jong Un, I wrote that the leaders of South and North Korea had “snookered the credulous American...

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