David J. Kramer
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute
Reagan Roundtable
Democracy Promotion in the Age of Trump

The New Yorker’s Susan B. Glasser and TAI contributing editor David J. Kramer host a roundtable discussion with Carl Gershman, Daniel Twining, and Richard Fontaine on Reagan’s legacy and democracy promotion.

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Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks
The US and Turkey
Erdoğan’s Undeserving and Underwhelming Visit to DC

Trump’s ongoing bromance with Turkey’s authoritarian leader notwithstanding, Congress and the Administration must act to make clear that the United States isn’t giving Erdoğan a blank check to act in the Middle East.

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Crop of photo by Studio Incendo via Flickr
Democracy Watch
As the World Marches for Freedom, Where is Trump?

Activists at home and abroad are being galvanized to stand up for fundamental freedoms. Why can’t the President?

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Fallout
It’s Ukraine That Loses in Whistleblower-Gate

The people who will get hurt the most from Donald Trump’s despicable dirty tricks are Ukrainians trying to root out corruption.

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Snubbing Ukraine
A Trump-Zelensky Meeting? On Second Thought…

Trump is holding support for Ukraine hostage to his own political interests. Zelensky should resist the pressure—and Congress should step up.

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John Trumbull, “Declaration of Independence” (1819)
American Ideals and Interests
Human Rights Problems a Commission Won’t Solve

The Trump Administration has cozied up to autocrats and been silent about, if not complicit in, violations of human rights abroad. And now it wants to redefine “unalienable rights”?

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Francisco Goya, Fight with Cudgels (1819-1823)
Europe's Grey Zone
The Fight for the Poorest Country in Europe

Tiny Moldova remains stuck between East and West—but an unprecedented new coalition offers a chance for change within its borders and beyond.

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Calling it like it is
Russia Is No Great Power Competitor

Treating it like one paradoxically enfeebles our foreign policy thinking—and our will to respond.

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images
The Khashoggi Murder
Human Rights Suffers a Major Blow

President Trump’s dismissal of human rights in cases like that of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi will ultimately harm American interests.

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Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
China and Russia
A Strategic Alliance in the Making?

Should the U.S. be worried about a Sino-Russian alliance emerging?

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