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‘Hengagement’ Is A New Buzzword In Indian Foreign Policy

Talking to course participants at the National Defence College, New Delhi, a few years ago, Ashley Tellis, the cerebral strategic analyst and senior associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace identified the emerging US strategy towards China as one of‘Congagement’. Comprising complement

SWARAJYAMAG.COM - 2018-11-14 12:29:00

Dems Eye Hawkish Eliot Engel to Chair House Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressman Eliot Engel, Democrat of New York, currently the ranking member of the House Foreign Relations Committee, will likely be the choice of the Democratic Party leadership to chair that influential committee when the new Democratic majority comes to office in January. In that role, he will se


America Voted. What’s Next for Foreign Policy?

American voters have spoken and Democrats will soon control the U.S. House of Representatives. How might this new political reality at home affect the Trump administration's policies abroad? What levers will the Democrats pull, if any, when it comes to oversight of a disruptive global agenda?


Evangelical pastor explains how he hopes Trump's foreign policy will 'kick-start the end times'

Nate Pyle, an evangelical pastor and author, thinks President Donald Trump’s foreign policy is helping to bring about the end of the world — and he thinks that’s a good thing.


The prospect of a “Trumpier” foreign policy

First, Trump scoffs at the longstanding American commitment to international leadership and cooperation. Since the 1940s, American presidents have appreciated the advantages of global leadership. Trump seems oblivious to them.


Twitter Explodes After Trump Hits Macron With Learning German Taunt

"They were starting to learn German in Paris before the U.S. came along," tweeted Trump, who drew comparisons with Hitler for the post.


Melania's hidden hand is now not so hidden

Washington (CNN)Melania Trump is, without question, the most enigmatic and least-known first lady in modern memory. She is deeply private, rarely offering even the slightest glimpse into what she thinks about her husband's administration -- or the country as a whole.


Trump’s Problem in Europe Isn’t Optics – Foreign Policy – Medium

U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I at the Suresnes American Cemetery outside Paris on Nov. 11. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Stephen M. WaltIn the aftermath of U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest exhibit


Debt and Discontent: The Collapse of the Putin Consensus? - Foreign Policy Research Institute

Debt and Discontent: The Collapse of the Putin Consensus?is the ninth of a series of reports in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Russia Political Economy Project. To learn more about this initiative,click here. To download the report,click here.


Trump Turned A Nice Catch-Up Call With Theresa May Into A Furious Foreign Policy Rant

From EsquireThe sense that Theresa May and Donald Trump's relationship isn't exactly tip-top has deepened with the revelation that May called Trump while he was on Air Force One on Friday morning for a congratulatory chat about Trump's midterm results, and ended up getting an earful about her foreig


Imagining War With Musang: What a Wargame Explains About Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

Imagine a hypothetical island nation close to Indonesia that has aligned itself with a rising superpower. Musang (Indonesian for “notional enemy”) has a main island and several smaller ones that extend close to a resource-rich region of Indonesia, and has moved military forces to the island closest


A Human Rights Champion Comes to the House

But Tom Malinowski is one of a few who has broken the mold, and he defeated a five-term Republican incumbent in the process. Malinowski, a former human rights campaigner and assistant secretary of state under President Barack Obama, will represent New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District after fellin


In his first major foreign policy test, Morrison needs to stick to the script

This week, Morrison will have his first meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping, US Vice President Mike Pence and Russian President Vladimir Putin, in addition to new (but not so new) Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.


Roger Stone repeatedly claimed contact with Donald Trump and his campaign while touting WikiLeaks connections

The nature of that communication is now part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the election. Stone is facing scrutiny for his claims to have had a backchannel to WikiLeaks during the campaign. Particularly, reported, investigators are looking into whethe

CNN - 2018-11-14 18:10:44

CNN poll: Majority say midterms were repudiation of Republican policies

WASHINGTON (CNN)A majority of Americans say the 2018 midterms were mostly about the rejection of Republican policies, but Democrats may have more of a mandate this time around than in past election cycles, according to a new CNN poll conducted bySSRS.

CNN - 2018-11-14 17:03:27

Does Trump actually believe his own hype?

Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events President Trump participates in a Diwali celebration at the White House on Tuesday. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) President Trump is in a sour mood - and apparently

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-11-14 14:06:46

Voters Widely Support Public Schools. So Why Is It So Hard to Pay for Them?

If it were going to happen any year, it should have been this one. After a wave of teacher walkouts fired up people on both sides of the party line, the time seemed ripe for big investments in public schools.


Pence tells Aung San Suu Kyi the persecution of Rohingya is 'without excuse'

US Vice President Mike Pence and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Singapore, November 14, 2018.


Fox News backs CNN in lawsuit against Trump White House

"FOX News supports CNN in its legal effort to regain its White House reporter’s press credential. We intend to file an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court. Secret Service passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized. While we don’t condone the growing antagonistic tone

AXIOS.COM - 2018-11-14 15:55:14

It's Time to Get Loud About Academic Freedom in China

Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), where I am an associate professor and director of international programs, recentlysuspendedtwo student exchange programs with Renmin University in Beijing over concerns about infringements on academic freedom. I helped launch these