President Trump has fallen for a fake deal the way Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama did. He’s been no tougher or smarter on China than they were.
If Trump does decide to delay the summit, he can always come back later when Kim Jong-Un is even weaker and Xi Jinping sees a tighter alliance forming around China.
No one in Baghdad, Najaf, or Washington should accept the sincerity of Sadr’s transformation.
Trump blurs the lines between criminal and non-criminal illegal immigrants in a way that is demagogic and designed to increase hostility.
In both Lebanon and Iraq, the US has, or once had, a chance to challenge Iran at relatively low cost. But as we have already in Lebanon, and Iraq too, I fear, we will miss that chance.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act significantly lowers marginal effective tax rates and narrows disparities in the tax treatment of investment.
AEI’s Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy Nicholas Eberstadt discusses Kim Jong Un’s strategy for the upcoming US-North Korea summit.
Despite winning a narrow plurality, Muqtada al-Sadr will have limited ability to form a governing coalition. AEI’s Ken Pollack looks ahead to what could be next for governance in Iraq.
You won’t believe how similar the Clinton/Trump sex scandals are — and the women who enable them. Recorded before a live audience at the AEI/Ricochet Podcast Summit, Danielle and Christine talk with columnist Mona Charen, author of the forthcoming book “Sex Matters.”
When everyone starts hitching their competing agendas to the siren call of “justice,” public decisions morph into a carnival of clashing absolutes. This makes it harder to find common ground.