John Nagl’s counterinsurgency failed its way to popularity before, and is now trying to make a comeback.
Revoking visas from affected countries can protect the U.S. without isolating nations in need.
Inexperience is a presidential qualification for those eager to dictate their own foreign policy.
Israel’s choking of the Palestinian economy is unlike anything else in the world.
Libertarian-inflected conservatism challenges entrenched political coalitions with a transpartisan appeal.
James Burnham reveals how our oligarchy rules.
A real alternative to the hyper-hawkishness that has dominated foreign policy thinking for decades.
Reclaiming citizenship means rescuing the color and vitality of home from the march of imperial gray.
A nation cannot be excepted from moral standards any more than an individual.
The main job of Ebola “tsar” Ron Klain should be to save the White House from its own political tone-deafness.
Telling friends from enemies in Iraq and Syria is largely a matter of guesswork.
Two competing narratives of addiction and recovery are both gaining prominence in American pop culture. Can they coexist?
The official government military is now dependent on Shia death squads to save Baghdad.
He’s the heir to Richard Nixon, not Saul Alinsky.
Ebola has only amplified the governmental brokenness that unraveled the past two presidencies.
What’s behind the right’s embarrassing reaction to a Times report on chemical weapons in Iraq?
They were abandoned after the Awakening, and won’t trust the U.S again, dooming America’s new effort in Iraq.
Frankie Cleveland was known for wearing low-cut gowns and selling liver pills.
The American war against ISIS could backfire with nearly every interested party.