Tragic Sense

How ancient tragedies can save modern politics


Charles Edel and Hal Brands' new book explains how Sophocles and Thucydides hold valuable lessons for contemporary politicians.

Maduro Is In Charge, But For How Long?


Violence. Sanctions. An economic death spiral. How is Nicolas Maduro hanging on and what will he do next? We asked Venezuela expert Harold Trinkunas.

  John Negroponte on Trump and U.S. power

World Leader

An Interview with John Negroponte


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