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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Gove in, Johnson out. The Telegraph reports [1] on the state of the Conservative leadership race.

He who wields the knife never wears the crown. Philip Johnston comments [2] on Boris Johnson’s political collapse.

The Benghazi report misses the real scandal in Libya. Ted Galen Carpenter reminds [3] us that the Libyan war and its aftermath are the real scandal that Congress should be investigating.

5 attitude adjustments our foreign policy leaders need to make. Daniel Davis urges [4] policymakers to scrap some of their worst recurring habits.

Don’t blame “Brexit” on U.S. policy in Syria. Michael Cohen chides [5] hawkish critics of the administration that have tried to spin the outcome of the EU referendum as a consequence of American policy in Syria.