Dispatch From the Middle East: U.S. Buildup All About Iran

Requiring an American wedge between Syria and Iraq.

So You Want a Cultural Revolution?

When leftist radicals had no restraints, they got Mao

Tillerson and Mattis Cleaning Up Kushner’s Middle East Mess

Are the adults in the room being thwarted?

Why Can’t the UK Stop Terror Attacks?

Let’s not make the same mistake here.

How America Armed Terrorists in Syria

Another Middle East debacle

Trump Panders on Cuba, Preferring Cold War Over Progress

Trump’s policy protects communist dictatorship

The Real Reason Behind Qatar’s Gulf State Freeze Out

Hint: Al Jazeera, Muslim Brotherhood, and the Arab Spring.


Troops Now, Strategy Later?

The U.S. has exhausted its strategic options in Afghanistan.

After the ISIS War, a US-Russia Collision?

If Moscow is not bluffing, we could be headed for real trouble in Syria.

How a British Minority Government Can Unite Three Kingdoms

The social values of multiple political cultures in the UK are increasingly incompatible.

Facing the Human Wreckage of War

An alternative WWII history invokes ‘moral injury’ in context of Pacific War.

Hurling 4,000 U.S. Troops into a Strategic Void

Secretary Mattis’s ‘mini-surge’ will have no impact on 16-year Afghanistan war

Welcome to the Post-Liberal International Order

Liberal states must prepare for competition from non-Western world systems

The ‘Global Order’ Myth

Teary-eyed nostalgia as cover for U.S. hegemony

‘Congage’ China

Why we should rebalance congagement away from engagement and toward containment

What May’s Defeat Means for the Future of Britain

The end of communitarian conservatism could result in a more pro-business, internationalist vision for Brexit.

Italy’s Next Crisis Could Be Its Worst

Anarchist violence and Muslim extremism might produce a near-failed state.