The recent U.S. trade mission to China failed, allowing no space for future compromise. What follows will likely be much more than a simple trade war.
Despite months of speculation that Donald Trump might fire him, Robert Mueller and his investigation are not going away.
What does this move represent? It depends on who you ask, according to scholars in this roundup of articles from our archives.
Do environmental reviews delay large-scale projects? The Trump administration says yes, but studies show that these reviews lead to better results and can even save time and money.
President Donald Trump's move to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal has been met with dismay by the Europeans. But could his high-stakes gambit actually work in getting a better deal?
U.S. President Donald Trump's move to crack down on temporary skilled workers is a terrible mistake that disproportionately harms women and people of colour.
Does the work of the international agency responsible for verifying whether Iran was in compliance with the deal matter to the US?
A review of Trump's stated war on regulations doesn't find many successful repeals. But it is hurting regulatory enforcement in quieter ways.
Rather than closing a loophole in a Canada-U.S. agreement that allows Canadian officials to turn back asylum-seekers from the U.S. at the border, the deal should be abolished outright.
The likes of Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton and Michael Hayden are correctly issuing dire warnings about fascism under Trump. But what about their own actions?
If companies in key industries collectively shunned the Chinese market, that would force China's leaders to take notice, with less risk of blowback.
Unfair competition law offers a more effective, targeted strategy to persuade China to play by the rules.
Donald Trump has always traded on his image as a master dealmaker – but many deals have been done with North Korea before.
While the White House scrambles to fill the VA's top post, the agency's deep issues of inadequate funding and low access for veterans continue to fester.
In the abstract, this near-mythic figure represents bravery, hard work and manliness.
Some experts argue globalization has been bad for the environment. But moving away from globalization could have other consequences that could be even more devastating for the environment.
Past presidents have made strange requests of the FBI, some of which were documented by J. Edgar Hoover.
The administration embraces mercantilism, an ideology with few adherents.
A recent survey of electric utility leaders finds that Trump administration efforts to promote coal energy and roll back air pollution regulations have had little impact on their long-range plans.
Where people live in the US is still often influenced by racial discrimination. Is the federal government doing enough to carry out the vision of the civil rights era legislation?