Whoever leads in artificial intelligence in 2030 will rule the world until 2100

By Indermit Gill A couple of years ago, Vladimir Putin warned Russians that the country that…

Deterrence, modernization, and alliance cohesion: The case for extending New START with Russia

By Frank A. Rose Is it wise to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New…

Why did the Pentagon ever give Trump the option of killing Soleimani?

By Alice Friend, Mara Karlin, Loren Dejonge Schulman Sending the U.S. military to use force is…

Development policy in the populist era

By Shanta Devarajan When people are not voting in their economic self-interest, how should development policy…

Remembering Oman’s Sultan Qaboos, a critical interlocutor for the US in the Middle East

By Bruce Riedel Sultan Qaboos ruled Oman for five decades, shepherding its transformation from a medieval…

War with Iran is still less likely than you think

By Michael C. Horowitz, Elizabeth N. Saunders In the wake of the U.S. attack that killed Maj. Gen. Qasem…

A recent poll shows how Americans think about the war in Afghanistan

By Shibley Telhami, Connor Kopchick The Washington Post’s recently published Afghanistan Papers project revealed a purposeful effort, by…

What do Americans think of the BDS movement, aimed at Israel?

By Shibley Telhami Even as Americans are preoccupied with the impeachment process and a raft of…

How Donald Trump thinks about Iran

By Thomas Wright On October 6, 1980 Donald Trump was interviewed by Rona Barrett, one of…

Was it risky for the US to take public responsibility for killing Soleimani?

By Caitlin Talmadge Within a few hours of the early Friday drone strike in Baghdad that…