Category: United States International Relations

Surprise Deal Would Be Most Ambitious Climate Action Undertaken by U.S.

WASHINGTON — The $369 billion climate and tax package forged in a surprise deal by Senate Democrats on Wednesday would…

With Climate Agenda Stalled at Home, Biden Still Hopes to Lead Abroad

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his…

Ukraine’s Battlefield Is Haunted by Putin’s Chemical Weapons Legacy

In September 2017, as President Vladimir V. Putin presided over the televised destruction of what he called the last of…

How America Watches for a Nuclear Strike

In late February, when President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia declared that his country’s nuclear arms were entering “special combat…

The Smaller Bombs That Could Turn Ukraine Into a Nuclear War Zone

In destructive power, the behemoths of the Cold War dwarfed the American atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. Washington’s biggest test…