Hurricane Donald Hits the Republican Party

Hurricane Donald Hits the Republican Party

If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.

No nation-building in Afghanistan? Easier said than done, experts say

Over the decades, the concept of “nation-building” has been in and out of favor with successive American administrations. President Donald Trump says he wants no part of it in Afghanistan. But past presidents have found that when it comes to foreign interventions, it’s very difficult to achieve and sustain military gains in the absence of […]

Iran and North Korea: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Nuclear Agreement

As Donald Trump increases the pressure on the throat of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement with Iran, more than the nuclear agreement is at risk of being lost. Trita Parsi, an Iran expert who was consulted by the Obama administration during the negotiations, has identified two other potential offspring of the […]

As Tensions Escalate, Is Negotiation With North Korea Possible?

North Korea says it’s preparing a plan to launch missiles toward the U.S. territory of Guam, if ordered to do so by leader Kim Jong Un. That announcement has drawn condemnation from Tokyo and South Korea, and comes amid rising tensions between North Korea and the United States. Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti talks with John […]