David Ignatius / Politics

Putin's Borrowed Playbook

WASHINGTON -- The West has made NATO's military alliance the heart of its response to Russia's power grab in Ukraine. But we may be fighting the wrong battle: The weapons President Vladimir Putin has used in Crimea and eastern Ukraine look more ...

The Bright Spot of Free Trade

WASHINGTON -- Name a foreign-policy issue on which China and most of the rest of the world's nations are struggling to keep up with a U.S. initiative. If you guessed "free trade," you're correct.

In a season that has mostly brought reversals for ...

A Trust Now Badly Frayed

WASHINGTON -- It has been an unlikely Washington feud, pitting a determined Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the implacable chairman of the Senate intelligence committee and long regarded as a supporter of the CIA, against the agency's equally stubborn ...