Article Archive

Ferguson Is Not Palestine

Nothing could please the Likud coalition more than to see the Palestinian cause linked to the Ferguson rioters.

December 3, 2014

Grand Strategy Is Bunk

Theories of global power just excuse U.S. hubris.

December 3, 2014

Is Clickbait the End of Online News?

How the race to the bottom dominates the world of online journalism

December 2, 2014

The Moral Path to Peace

Self-restraint is the first step to avoiding war.

December 2, 2014

COIN Is a Proven Failure

America risks shoveling more troops into Iraq to replicate a strategy that never worked in the first place.

December 1, 2014

Iran: We Need to Talk

To deter Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, Senate Republicans face a choice between international law and the law of unintended consequences.

December 1, 2014

Federalism Can Still Save Religious Liberty

In an America divided over sex and marriage, devolution is once again the best solution.

November 28, 2014

Canada’s Patriot Act Moment

Stephen Harper leverages his country’s post-attack period to expand the surveillance state and exacerbate radicalization.

November 26, 2014

A Bleak Foreign Policy November

After the failure of Iran negotiations and the rebirth of the Republican hawk, Hagel’s dismissal barely registers.

November 26, 2014

The High Cost of Empire Maintenance

Every year, congressional delegations and government officials rack up millions of dollars worth of publicly funded distractions abroad.

November 25, 2014

Marion Barry: D.C.’s Rascal King

Objectively a bad mayor, Barry was also a classic American urban chieftain.

November 24, 2014

Tony Kushner’s Communist Turducken

This overstuffed production shows a suicidal longshoreman fighting his family—and the long defeat of his hopes.

November 24, 2014

Five Myths That Keep America in the Middle East

Is the U.S. a force for regional stability? Do we have real allies? Here are the hard truths.

November 24, 2014

Why Jim Webb Matters

His economic populism and foreign-policy restraint may be a more formidable challenge than the Clinton camp realizes.

November 24, 2014

JFK’s Special Relationship

Prime Minister Harold Macmillan managed Britain’s decline by following Kennedy’s lead.

November 21, 2014

Ukraine in the Aftermath of Maidan

One year after the first protests, Western interests and Ukrainian lives have been sacrificed at the altar of democratic idealism.

November 21, 2014

The Military-Industrial Candidate

Hillary Clinton prepares to launch the most formidable hawkish presidential campaign in a generation.

November 20, 2014

The Bush Decision Point

The father faced down the Israel lobby and paid a price; the son accommodated it. What’s the lesson for Jeb?

November 19, 2014

Front Porch Revolution

Wendell Berry’s cure for partisanship

November 19, 2014