The president probably won’t put his domestic agenda at risk by reconciling with Iran. That’s creating an opportunity for China.
For decades, the U.S. has led covert campaigns abroad. These campaigns—spearheaded by the CIA, among others—have shaped the balance of power in the world. The U.S. has even helped topple foreign governments.
President Biden faces a test: What to do when one of our closest allies gets tighter with Russia?
The president has disappointed those who hoped he would begin extricating us from the Middle East.