Jennifer Lind is an associate professor of government at Dartmouth College.
While cosmopolitan Americans grieved on November 9, 2016, that Trump would ruin the liberal international order, the order was already straining under its own ambitions.
Almost all of China's foreign-policy options would lead to more conflict with America—and vice versa.
"Averting an alliance crisis over Okinawa was Reischauer and Kennedy’s challenge. Averting another one is ours."
"Abe showed that he understands how the past must be handled in order to further important strategic goals. Like the NATO leaders at Normandy, Abe followed the playbook for reconciliation."
Can Washington take advantage of an unusual opportunity to advance both its strategic and normative interests?
RFK's public-diplomacy trip turned the relationship around.
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