Latest from David Ignatius
  • Opinion

Biden stood up for Jamal Khashoggi. What happened to him should never happen again.

Khashoggi would have wanted to be sure that the new Biden administration had truly resolved: Never again.
  • Feb 25, 2021
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Egypt presents Biden a familiar conundrum: How to handle a ‘friendly’ authoritarian

Lecturing Egypt about human rights from afar won’t help anything.
  • Feb 25, 2021
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Biden’s move on Iran: No breakthrough but worth trying

Biden's move to negotiate with Iran is no breakthrough, but it's worth the effort to avoid war.
  • Feb 21, 2021
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Here’s Biden’s least bad option in Afghanistan

The May 1 withdrawal deadline looms as the new administration weighs risks.
  • Feb 19, 2021
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Only the truth will keep Trump away

Reconciliation depends on a shared platform of facts.
  • Feb 16, 2021
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Biden’s ambitious plan to push back against techno-autocracies

A technological alliance tackles the two biggest problems for the U.S. and its allies.
  • Feb 11, 2021
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Biden needs to figure out how to manage the Trump endgame

The new president has to build a bridge to Trump’s supporters.
  • Feb 9, 2021
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The secrets to George Shultz’s success

He was one of the best public servants and mentors of his generation.
  • Feb 8, 2021
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Afghanistan is Biden’s first big foreign policy headache

To withdraw or stay indefinitely? Either option has steep costs.
  • Feb 4, 2021
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Biden’s surprisingly successful first two weeks

He again proves his detractors wrong.
  • Feb 2, 2021