Author Archives: John Allen Gay

America Loses Big as Trump Jettisons the Nuclear Deal

The agreement had been working better than ever. Now Tehran stands only to benefit.

Three Days That Will Change Iran Forever

The recent protests offer hope—and much uncertainty. Here’s what to watch for as the unrest continues.

With Iran, Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ in Question

Even his national security team is skeptical of scrapping nuke agreement.

Don’t Pursue Primacy in Syria

It’s unclear that an active U.S. leadership role in the region would work. The dangers, meanwhile, are crystal clear.

Umberto Eco’s Lessons on Ur-Fascism

The late Italian philosopher and novelist can help us understand the politics of Trump and Bernie.

White Messiah Complex

Why do liberal interventionists think the Third World needs them?