Standing Athwart American Hegemony

Pursuing global primacy isn’t a conservative foreign policy.

British Conservatism in an Age of Populism

How a new Tory manifesto breaks with Thatcherism

Will Iran Turn Back Toward the Revolution?

Today’s election is a pivotal moment for the Islamic Republic.

Should We Be Worried About China?

Of course we should — but the right response is to invest more in our own productive capacity, not to engage in neocolonial competition

The Myopic Campaign to Make Russia a Pariah

Reporting on the Oval Office conversation is the latest salvo.

Dear President Trump, Leave Afghanistan

Your supporters expect you to put America First.

Embarrassing the Government Is the Ultimate Crime

Why whistleblowers are treated worse than traitors


Sending More Troops to Afghanistan Won’t Win the War

Combat boots do not solve diplomatic and political conflicts.

What Is America’s Goal in the World?

If we do not review and discard some of our war guarantees, we shall never know peace.

Will America Partition Syria?

U.S. strategy seems to be shifting toward creating a buffer state between Iran and Israel.

Why Is North Korea the United States’ Problem?

The price of America’s reflexive defense of populous and prosperous allies is getting much higher.

In Russia, It’s the Realists vs. the Ethno-Nationalists

Neither will bring them any closer to the much-hoped-for “deal” with Trump.

France After Le Pen’s Thumping

France does need a successful patriotic right in order to survive, and the forces to create one do exist.

Voice of the Davos Crowd

Faced with rising populism, a former Economist editor can offer only globalist clichés.

What Obsessing About You-Know-Who Causes Us to Miss

Here are 24 issues that Washington and the media ignore.

Napoleon Died Today

His impact on the course of world history cannot be overstated.

A Civilian-Controlled Military, If You Can Keep It

Trump is letting the generals make war without supervision, setting a dangerous precedent.