Oct 22, 2020
Pentagon's New Plan to Fight Russia & China in Gray Zone
Oct 16, 2020
Fixing America's Soft-Power Outage
The U.S. has lost its ability to lead through attraction before, and has always regained it.
Oct 13, 2020
A Little War With Big Consequences in the Caucasus
Small wars can tell you a lot about the biggest geopolitical and military issues of the day. Consider the present conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. Most...
Sep 16, 2020
The Myth of the Military Industrial Complex
The president’s claim that America’s generals want war to keep contractors happy isn’t borne out by the facts.
Aug 22, 2020
Does U.S. Need to Fear China Will Invade Taiwan?
Jul 28, 2020
Senate GOP Has a Better China Policy Than Trump
Jul 13, 2020
The New Cold War With China
Jun 11, 2020
Boris Johnson Showing How to Lead the Free World
A dispute over inviting Russia to the G-7 highlights the importance of maintaining solidarity among democracies.
May 18, 2020
China Rivalry May Put U.S. Back in the Coup Business
WASHINGTON – By all accounts, the U.S. government was not involved in the failed plot this month to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela. One would hope that the...
Apr 30, 2020
You’re Going to Miss the Blob Once It’s Gone
The foreign policy establishment is not a closed cabal, American statecraft has not been a giant failure, and scrapping professionalism for amateurism would be a disaster. In truth,...
Apr 27, 2020
Modest Multilateralism Is in Everybody’s Interest
The coronavirus reminds us that many cliches about a globalized world are true. Pathogens and the pandemics they cause don’t care much about geopolitical dividing lines....
Mar 12, 2020
What the Return of Nuclear Brinksmanship Means
As the U.S. plans out potential responses to Russian aggression, four lessons from the Soviet era apply.
Feb 10, 2020
John Quincy Adams Isn’t Who You Think He Is
The sixth president has become an icon for those wanting to shrink America’s global role, but he was actually a die-hard expansionist.
Jan 10, 2020
Trying Trump's Protection Racket on South Korea
WASHINGTON – Is U.S. President Donald Trump whipping America’s allies into shape or is he simply using them as whipping boys? One of the longest-running debates...
Jan 3, 2020
Trump's Middle East Policy Spirals Toward Control
The U.S. is gambling that the death of Tehran’s “indispensable man” will deter further aggression.
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