Donald Trump made what was billed as a major speech on his strategy against ISIS earlier this week in Ohio.  It was actually an important speech, even if you had to hack your way through his imputing near criminal conduct to the "Obama-Clinton" team and through a series of self ...

Now that the Presidential candidates will soon be getting classified intelligence briefings, critics on both sides have raised questions about whether either candidate is fit to receive them.   On the one hand, Republican nominee Donald Trump has been criticized for unsubstantiated claims he has made and controversial national security positions ...

Donald Trump is a provocateur as well as a mythmaker, two qualities that should disqualify a presidential candidate and would be extremely dangerous if he were to become president. Start with a speech Trump made last Thursday in Portland, Maine. In the midst of his normal pitch, he said, “The ...

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump enter the final stage of the presidential campaign, China watches their foreign policy statements closely for indications of their future positions on China. Such a keen interest is well-justified, since a new administration will always bring changes to U.S.-China relations. And, as both countries ...

Most Americans agree that the 2016 presidential election is one of the strangest in their history – and it looks like that feeling extends beyond U.S. borders. Governments worldwide want to know who will be at the helm of the world’s largest economy and military, and they are learning all ...

The intelligence briefings scheduled for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, perhaps as early as this week, may cause some serious reality to be injected into the current presidential campaign rhetoric – but I doubt it. In fact, because the proposed briefings have already become a political football, I believe they ...