The Abasement of Nikki Haley
This latest statement shows that there is nothing that she won't say if she thinks it will help her political career.
Americans Must Learn to Reject Unjust and Unnecessary Wars
The U.S. should never engage in aggressive warfare again.
We Make an Endless War and Call It Peace
It would also be accurate to say that the more American involvement there has been in the region, the less pax there has been there.
A Bloomberg Candidacy Still Makes No Sense
It would be difficult to think of a worse mismatch between a candidate and a party.
The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
This is a war Trump can end. William Burns calls on the president to end the war on Yemen.…
Post-Cold War Triumphalism and Kennan’s Warning
We can all be grateful that the Cold War ended, but we shouldn't delude ourselves with talk of victory.
‘Maximum Pressure’ Has to Be Stopped
A radical change in U.S. policy and leadership will be necessary to break the current impasse, but it may not be enough at this point.
America’s Bad Habit of Indulging Despotic Clients
The U.S. keeps identifying despots and authoritarians as "modernizers" without regard for the abuses that they commit in pursuit of their supposed modernization.