Columnist

Luke Coffey

 Luke Coffey is Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation. Twitter: @LukeDCoffey.

Latest published



Another setback on the road to Afghan peace

The Taliban has launched a major attack on Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, calling into question the progress being made on peace talks between the militants and the Afghan government.

October 17, 2020

Plan to withdraw US troops from Europe a mistake

It has been reported that President Donald Trump is instructing the Department of Defense to draw up plans to withdraw almost 10,000 US soldiers currently based in Germany by September. For many observers of transatlantic relations, this news came out of the blue for a number of reasons.

June 14, 2020

Putin is testing Western resolve in Ukraine

Sometimes, to understand the present we must better understand the past. It was the Victorian statesman and British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston who best summed up Russia’s behavior during the Crimean War in 1855.

November 30, 2018