Trump’s Dilemma


Dec. 16, 2016 The president-elect’s ability to make changes depends on whether his support rises or falls.

Trump’s Mad Dog


Dec. 7, 2016 It has become rare for top military officers to stand up to their civilian leaders.

Nationalism, Internationalism and New Politics


Nov. 30, 2016 A new political dichotomy is replacing the old left vs. right divide.

Come the Revolution


Nov. 17, 2016 Winning the war leads to the inevitable problem of running the country.

President-Elect Donald Trump


Nov. 9, 2016 His victory proves he – and the class of voters who elected him – cannot be overlooked.

The Origins of American Incivility and Fear


Nov. 1, 2016 U.S. history has left Americans unsettled even in prosperous times.

The Myth of Putin


Oct. 25, 2016 Russia’s appearance of strength is eroding.

The Roots of Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy


Oct. 18, 2016 The candidate has not shifted her strategy to respond to the changing reality in the international system.

Is the 2016 Presidential Election Unique?


Oct. 11, 2016 A look back at past turbulent times reveals the U.S. has seen elections like this before.

Why Russia Is Threatening the US in Syria


Oct. 4, 2016 Moscow’s ability to back up its rhetoric is questionable.

How 2008 Changed Everything


Sept. 28, 2016 The year is appearing to be a defining moment in history.

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