July 3, 1863: The Birth of a Nation

The United States didn’t fully form until after the Civil War, which turned at the Battle of Gettysburg.

The US, Germany and the Strategic Divide in Europe

The NATO divide is not just a trans-Atlantic split but a European one as well.

President-Elect Donald Trump

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

Iran Reshapes the Middle East

Nov. 29, 2017 For the moment, Iran has been freed to assert itself.

Saudi Arabia’s Saturday Night Massacre

Nov. 8, 2017 Now is the beginning of a new Saudi Arabia or the end of an experiment.

Trump, the Presidency and Policymaking

Jan. 11, 2017 What makes a president great isn’t what you think.

An American Perspective of US-German Relations

If Germany wants the strategic partnership to continue, it must become a strategic partner.

Come the Revolution

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

NATO and the United States

Jan. 18, 2017 The president-elect has pointed out a reality many choose to ignore.

What We’re Reading: The Works of Herman Wouk

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

The Myth of Putin

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

Immigration Chaos

Feb. 1, 2017 As long as illegal immigration is permitted, the foundations of American culture are at risk.