Michael Oren on Israel as a world power

State of Israel

An Interview with Michael Oren

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The statesman and diplomat Michael Oren observed the workings of Israeli diplomacy closely as its ambassador to the U.S. Here he explains how and why the Jewish state is increasingly seen as a world power.

  John Negroponte on Trump and U.S. power

World Leader

An Interview with John Negroponte

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The legendary statesman talks about U.S. strength after Trump and why pulling out of the Paris Accords was a terrible mistake.

  Stephen Harper on Trump, the U.S., and populism

North Star

An Interview with Stephen Harper

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Canada's former Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks Trump, trade, and democracy in the age of populism.

  Jody Williams on landmines and killer robots

Swords to Ploughshares

An Interview with Jody Williams

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Nobel laureate Jody Williams talks about the campaign to ban landmines, why she is worried about killer robots, and Trump vs. #MeToo.

  Michèle Flournoy on Russia, China, and global risk

America the Confused

An Interview with Michèle Flournoy

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A veteran policy hand explains what the U.S. is getting wrong about Russia, China, and the global risk profile.

  Harold Trinkunas on Maduro, Chávez, and Venezuela

Weakest Strongman

An Interview with Harold Trinkunas

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Venezuela's president faces an unprecedented crisis.

New World Order

Richard Schifter on how to solve the U.N. paradox

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A veteran diplomat's ideas on what we can do to change the anti-U.S. culture at the U.N.

  Baird Featured

Northern Insights

An Interview with John Baird

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The former foreign minister of Canada talks trade, geopolitics, and what the future of North American power looks like in the age of Trump.

  Adm. James Stavridis on NATO and Trump

Full Speed Ahead

An Interview with Admiral James Stavridis

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A leading commander on NATO, our fleet, and the next big threat in asymmetric warfare.

Strong Defense

An Interview with Col. Richard Kemp

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A veteran officer talks Afghanistan and the wars of the future.