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China Also Rises

Will China seek revenge for its century of humiliation at the hands of the West?

A Realist Rally

As featured in the IHT: Realism can lead the way out of our foreign-policy shambles. But first the camp’s heavyweights need to bridge the partisan

Breaking More Naan with Delhi

The U.S.-India relationship has remained uncannily consistent. How to move ahead on this positive track.

Beyond American Hegemony

The United States should abandon its futile attempt to secure global hegemony in favor of a concert-of-power foreign-policy strategy.

Revolt of the Maccabees

The Biblical account tells a cautionary tale for Mid-East policy today—to those reading between the lines.

Jihad, Unintended

To err is human. Not to learn from one's mistakes--and to jeopardize the nation's security in the process--is unforgivable.


Obama-Putin Summit At Risk

Pressure to cancel the meeting is growing. Should Barack and Vladimir take a rain check?

Why Reform Eludes China

Inertia has become the name of the game.

What's Next for Medvedev?

A look at what becomes of a liberal ex-president in a decidedly illiberal state like Russia.


Newt Gingrich's Preposterous Remarks About Palestinians

Gingrich can call himself a Reaganite all he wants, but it's false branding.

The Battle of the Bridge

Despite good intentions, there are limits to cooperation between academics and policy makers. It's time to cool the verbal warfare.

Books & Reviews

America Under the Caesars

Anti-interventionists allege our leaders traded a strong, austere republic for a weak and sprawling empire predicated on a military might that could not match our own ambitions. This narrative negates real threats and real victories.

Remember Prussia?

The improbable ascent, sudden collapse and subsequent re-imagination of Prussia.

Who Won the War?

In the Cold War, Reagan overreached--and hit the mark.

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April 24, 2014