Article Archive

Iranians: Not Pining for American Intervention

Some seem to think they can’t wait for us to overthrow their government. Nothing could be further from the truth.

August 6, 2018

The Five Greatest U.S. Foreign Policy Presidents

Endeavoring to balance power with realism and restraint.

November 3, 2017

Five Worst Foreign Policy Presidents in American History

War for wrong or deceptive reasons led to much greater violence across the globe.

October 4, 2017

Grain of Truth in Trump’s Foreign Policy Worldview

Message was mixed, but the sovereignty part was promising.

September 21, 2017

Five U.S. States That Never Made the Map

Amid calls for new states and secession, a look at missed opportunities.

September 13, 2017

Hindu-Americans Don’t Vote Republican

American conservatism can be a turn-off.

July 10, 2017

Will Iran Turn Back Toward the Revolution?

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

May 18, 2017

Geeks, Nerdoms, and Politics

Does being a nerd make you liberal or conservative?

May 8, 2017

Napoleon Died Today

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

May 5, 2017

France Still Matters

Whatever the results of the coming election, it will remain a geopolitical player for years to come.

April 14, 2017

Should We Talk to the Taliban?

The solution in Afghanistan is a political settlement.

April 4, 2017

Today’s Foreign-Affairs Roundup

News and commentary from around the web.

March 31, 2017

The Bitter Fruits of Wilsonianism

There is an alternative to democracy promotion—and it’s not isolationism.

March 31, 2017

Today’s Foreign Affairs Roundup

News you can use for Thursday, March 30.

March 30, 2017

Daily Foreign Affairs Roundup

Today’s must-reads from around the web.

March 29, 2017

Conservatives for Government?

The idea that government is evil is a strange notion by historical conservative standards.

March 28, 2017

Today’s Essential Foreign Affairs Reads

A daily roundup of news.

March 28, 2017

Today’s Essential Foreign Affairs Reads

A daily roundup of foreign affairs news for Monday, March 27.

March 27, 2017

From Vision to Reality

The new U.S. Diplomacy Center opens in Foggy Bottom.

March 16, 2017

Spengler vs. Evola

The two thinkers, recently in the news thanks to Steve Bannon, had different views on human nature.

February 21, 2017