Let’s end America’s hopeless war for the Middle East. Andrew Bacevich calls for the U.S. to stop trying to remake a part of the world we don’t understand and shouldn’t be trying to change.

Whose foreign policy is scarier, Trump’s or Cruz’s? Fred Kaplan compares the statements of the two leading Republican candidates.

Mutual distrust between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The World Politics Review editors talk to Józef Lang about heightened tensions between the two Central Asian states.

Dutch Euroskeptics win EU-Ukraine referendum. Reid Standish reports on the low-turnout vote that delivered a rebuke to the EU and its association agreement with Ukraine.