Trudy Rubin

Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial-board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Over the past decade she has made multiple trips to Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank and also written from Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea and China.

There will be no peace in Afghanistan unless women’s rights are protected

Taliban negotiators still insist women’s rights can only be viewed according to their ultraconservative interpretation of Islam.

An admiral and a novelist want you to imagine a nuclear war with China

It’s not that military and think tank experts aren’t discussing potential military conflicts with China, but Americans haven’t thought through the consequences.

Biden’s foreign policy success will depend on how America rebuilds at home

Earlier this month President Joe Biden went to the State Department to pump up a demoralized foreign service corps, and to tell the world: “America is back. Diplomacy is back at the center of our foreign policy.”