The Trump administration's withdrawal from UNESCO might not be so bad if it prevents damage to agencies that matter more.
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Kurdish national aspirations in Iraq are collapsing, Trump decertifies the JCPOA but won’t say what he wants to change, and the Islamic State loses its de-facto capital.
Trump's focus on the Iran deal misses the bigger issue: the need for a U.S. strategy to persuade Tehran to play a constructive role in the region.
Last month, Lawfare and Foreign Policy hosted an event on lawyering for the Trump presidency. Susan Hennessey spoke with former White House Counsels Bob Bauer, who served in the Obama administration from 2010 to 2011, and A.B. Culvahouse, who served in the Reagan administration from 1987 to 1989, in a lively discussion on providing legal support when your client is the president.
President Trump's conduct in office draws a sharp contrast between laws that formally restrict the presidency and the institutional norms that presidents have historically followed.
Instead of creating new legislation imposing for-cause removal restrictions, Congress should create a mechanism for judicial review of how existing regulations are applied to protect special counsels.
A look at South Korea's constitution may complicate Trump's latest travel ban.
The recent indiscretion exposes the conflicts within the legal team between the representation of the Office and the defense of Donald Trump.
Is CIA Director Mike Pompeo helping President Trump bury the Russia investigation?