‘How Many People Will Be Killed?’: Why Trump Decided Against Striking Iran

The planes were ready–their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how to respond to Iran’s downing of an unmanned American surveillance drone. Senior military advisers zeroed in on a plan to launch strikes on a trio of sites within Iran, […]

Susan Rice: The U.S. Has Become an ‘Exporter of Instability’ Under Trump

Susan Rice, formerly the National Security Adviser under Barack Obama, criticized the Trump administration’s foreign policy Thursday, saying that the United States has become an “exporter of instability.” “The world has long looked to the United States to lead with respect to our values, to lead with respect to our interests, to bring coalitions together–whether […]