Article Archive

Does Gun Control Work? Part I

First in a three-part series on new research.

October 19, 2016

Why Isn’t Donald Trump Losing Like Barry Goldwater?

And what if he wins the popular vote but loses the Electoral College?

October 19, 2016

A Tale of Three Foundations

Carter’s, Clinton’s, and Trump’s.

October 19, 2016

Let’s Rethink What ‘Leadership’ Means in Foreign Policy

Restraint isn’t weakness.

October 19, 2016

Bob Dylan, Troubadour

He’s a man outside of time.

October 18, 2016

Was Trump’s Threat to Prosecute Hillary a Dictatorial Impulse?

Democracies do occasionally put high-profile leaders on trial.

October 18, 2016

The Crony Economy

Bipartisan outrage doesn’t stop government picking winners and losers

October 17, 2016

A Peace Prize for Aiding and Abetting a Drug Cartel?

Maybe next year they can award it to somebody more deserving.

October 17, 2016

Remembering Neville Marriner

The maestro of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields was an English gentleman.

October 15, 2016

America’s Long Argument With God

A new play explores how we came to see ourselves as a chosen people.

October 14, 2016

Subsidizing Disaster

As seas rise, why is government promoting coastal development?

October 13, 2016

Does the U.S. Need ‘Deep Engagement’?

The case for projecting power while limiting wars of choice.

October 13, 2016

More Allies, More War?

America’s commitments abroad are not making us safer.

October 12, 2016

The Real Deplorables

Elites like Hillary make life worse for millions of Americans.

October 12, 2016

How ISIS Resembles Yesterday’s Anarchists

Then, as now, revolutionary violence sparks calls for immigration restrictions.

October 11, 2016

Donald Trump’s Fall and Rise

A before and after look at the second debate—and the latest campaign controversy.

October 10, 2016

The Obamacare Stool Wobbles

This is an opportunity for Republicans, if they can hold the House.

October 10, 2016

A Novel Lost in Translation

The Girl on the Train preserves the book’s plot but has little to say.

October 7, 2016

Don’t Miss This Post-Election Conversation

A week after voters go to the polls, leading realists will gather to discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy.

October 7, 2016