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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.

After Mueller Debacle, Where Do Democrats Go?

The GOP message on Wednesday: Proceed with hearings to impeach and there will be blood on the floor.

Putin Speaks: Liberalism Has Lost the World

And he blames the excesses of migration, multiculturalism and secularism.

Who Speaks for Donald Trump?

Hopefully not the guys using ‘America First’ as a twisted battlecry for more overseas intervention.

Mr. President: Close NATO For Good

We should not hand out any more war guarantees to fight Russia when our own southern border is bleeding profusely.

Is It Unfair to Ask Who Did This to Us?

No, it’s not over: the instigators of the Mueller investigation need to be exposed, as do their collaborators in the press.

The Face of Imperial Overstretch

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

MORE IN Russia

If the Army Stands With Maduro, What Is Plan B?

Did anyone think this through?

Why is Ukraine’s Kerch Crisis Any of Our Business?

And are we really willing to risk war on behalf of it?

America’s Growing Enemies List

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

Putin’s ‘Evil Empire’? Sort of a Sad Overstatement

Time to contrast the USSR of Stalin, Khrushchev and Brezhnev with the Russia of Vlad.

Trump Calls Off Cold War II

Within a week, Trump has repudiated the records and agendas of the neocons, their liberal interventionist allies, and the war party think tanks.

Trump’s Rage Against the European Machine

The president went into the NATO summit wielding frustration and making demands. Who will blink first?

What is America Fighting For?

Maybe our ‘mission’ should be protecting the home front and staying out of useless wars of choice.

The Fatal Delusions of Western Man

With China, we fed the tiger, and created a monster.

The Loose Cannon the Neocons Wanted in NATO

Mikheil Saakashvili went from darling of the West to man on the edge—literally—in Ukraine this week.

Is America Up for a Second Cold War?

China may prove to be a more indomitable foe than Russia.