The history of foreign-policy realism suggests that the GOP frontrunner may be more pragmatic than his critics claim.
Advancing U.S. interests is more complicated than analyzing a profit and loss statement.
His improv foreign policy may infuriate hawks, but ultimately it lacks coherence.
France, Germany, and other European countries should take the lead in fighting ISIS.
Trying to discern contemporary U.S. grand strategy presumes a coherence that simply isn’t there.
Russia’s president cuts through the Beltway groupthink in explaining his country’s interests.
America keeps trying to see conflicts with the Muslim world through the failed lens of ideology.
Bret Stephens adds to the pile of thin attempts to justify America’s global policing.
Prime Minister Harold Macmillan managed Britain’s decline by following Kennedy’s lead.
The opportunity to dramatically change American foreign policy may have died with James Foley.
Netanyahu and Obama substitute endless war for failed occupations.
More U.S. involvement would mean less incentive for the Saudis, Turks, and other regional powers to combat the Islamic State.
Flying in with already-failed strategies can’t build the coalitions necessary to stop ISIS.
The president defends a George H.W. Bush foreign policy against George W. Bush critics.
Anti-interventionism has reached the Republican base: Now it needs a leader.
The Russian president is an autocratic right-wing nationalist, not a model for American conservatives.
Fame, fortune, and thrill reward denizens of DC who urge America to new crusades.
But the alliance of liberal internationalist and neoconservative “experts” is back.
The Arab Spring is looking more like Europe’s failed revolutions of 1848 all the time.
The humanitarian hawk must betray her principles—or lead the Obama administration into Syria.