Latest from David Ignatius
  • Opinion

How Kash Patel rose from obscure Hill staffer to key operative in Trump’s battle with the intelligence community

While other Trump staffers became near-household names, Kashyap P. “Kash” Patel flew largely beneath the radar during the Trump administration.
  • Apr 16, 2021
  • Opinion

Biden’s approach to North Korea is the opposite of ‘fire and fury’

The Biden administration is starting with low-key diplomacy.
  • Apr 15, 2021
  • Opinion

History will cast a shadow over Biden’s decision to withdraw from Afghanistan

Biden must pray that the troops he is bringing home will never have to go back.
  • Apr 13, 2021
  • Opinion

Antony Blinken offers a window on how Biden’s foreign policy decisions will be made

You don’t sense a “doctrine” so much as a pragmatic mind-set.
  • Apr 8, 2021
  • Opinion

The biggest potential danger to Jordan’s King Abdullah II is himself

The king must resist succumbing to social media paranoia.
  • Apr 6, 2021
  • Opinion

How Russia’s military activity near Ukraine is poised to test the Biden administration

The Ukraine border tension comes as Vladimir Putin faces his most substantial domestic criticism in several years.
  • Apr 1, 2021
  • Opinion

How Russia and China are attempting to rewrite cyberworld order

The nations that have subverted the Internet most aggressively now want to police it.
  • Mar 30, 2021
  • Opinion

With Armenian captives at issue, conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh continues to rankle

U.S. officials have advocated for the release of 52 Armenians still held by Azerbaijan.
  • Mar 29, 2021
  • Opinion

Biden faces the world’s most dangerous problems in North Korea and Taiwan

Even as he focuses on domestic priorities, the president is looking for ways to project strength to potential adversaries, especially China.
  • Mar 25, 2021
  • Opinion

China is convinced America is in decline. Biden has a chance to change that.

China believes it has the upper hand because of the United States’ internal divisions.
  • Mar 22, 2021