Author Archives: Jordan Michael Smith
Eisenhower’s greatest strength? Knowing how to assess human beings and use them to America’s benefit.
The case for projecting power while limiting wars of choice.
Can today’s GOP produce foreign-policy minds as wise as the one revealed in this biography of Bush I’s national-security adviser?
He conceived the winning strategy for the Cold War, and his classic work American Diplomacy still imparts urgent lessons.
Ian McEwan’s disappointing Cold War tale
Thomas Sowell’s thinking is blinded by partisanship.
Why the best minds of international power politics are leaving the GOP
John Lewis Gaddis wrote the book on containment’s architect— but he didn’t follow it.
. John Lennon lived long enough to change his mind about God, …
From Vietnam to Palestine, George Ball got it right.
The unorthodox libertarianism of Nat Hentoff
from The American Conservative