NATO and the United States


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

Trump, the Presidency and Policymaking


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

The Soviet Union and Russia: Tragedy and Farce


Dec. 28, 2016 Russia’s recent military adventures have mostly aimed to create an illusion of strength.

Israel’s Disappearing Act


Dec. 21, 2016 Israelis have benefited from not being a main focus in the Middle East.

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.

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