Today, we look at what President Donald Trump got right on foreign policy, a “Black Friday” exodus at the State Department, and why Congress should open a formal impeachment inquiry.
KURDISH WAITING GAME: The Kurdistan Regional Government plans to hold a referendum on formally leaving Iraq but Kurdish fighters are still hoping for more U.S. military aid to combat the Islamic State, FP’s Paul McCleary reports: Read more
TOURIST TRAP: China is excited by the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution — and Russians are excited to take its money, FP’s Amie Ferris-Rotman writes: Read more
TRUMP GOT IT RIGHT: Trump got some things right about foreign policy — but screwed it up anyway, FP’s Stephen Walt writes: Read more
EXODUS AT STATE: The top State Department envoy responsible for overseeing U.S. policy at the United Nations and other international organizations stepped down from her post Friday, continuing an exodus that is thinning the ranks of America’s most experienced career diplomats, FP’s Colum Lynch writes: Read more
DUMP TRUMP: The time has come to begin a serious conversation about impeaching Trump, Lawfare’s Jane Chong and Benjamin Wittes write: Read more