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Finally, the Odd Couple Splits

If thwarting his boss at every turn was his goal, Bolton leaves the White House a successful man.

Is The American Century Over for Good?

While Trump was trying to negotiate for peace abroad, the Dems were tearing him to shreds at home.

The Face of Imperial Overstretch

From Caracas to Tehran, Trump appears to be a caretaker rather than a check on reflexive interventionism.

America’s Growing Enemies List

How many quarrels, conflicts and wars, and with how many adversaries, can even the mighty United States sustain?

Donald Trump’s Historic Gamble

Whatever one may think of his diplomacy, Trump has, for now, lifted the specter of nuclear war from the Korean peninsula.

North Korea and Iran Don’t Seem Particularly Intimidated

So far, a lot of bellicosity from Washington but little return for the bluster.

‘Little Rocket Man’ May Be in the Captain’s Chair, After All

We give in, he keeps nukes. We attack, thousands die.

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Nobody’s Quaking in Their Boots, Anymore

U.S. leaders continue to bluster and make threats they don’t back up.

Should Japan and South Korea Go Nuclear?

This might get Beijing’s attention.

Is the American Empire Worth the Price?

Reassessing the risks and rewards of the American Imperium.

An America First Korea Policy

U.S. should dissolve mutual security treaty with South Korea