All He Is Saying Is Give War a Chance

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will probably succeed in strengthening his country’s military. But at what cost?


This Is What Will Happen if Congress Blows Up the Iran Nuclear Deal

If the naysayers manage to blow up the newly minted agreement, it will be a disaster for the United States — and will only push Iran closer to the bomb.


Reports of Our Global Disorder Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Despite arguments to the contrary, today’s problems — from China's rise to Russia's bad behavior — aren’t necessarily scarier or more daunting than ones we’ve faced before.


How to Build a Relationship With Havana

A strong partnership with Cuba is in America’s interest. Here are some ideas to forge bilateral ties.

Best Defense

What I learned about destroying ISIS — from being kidnapped by its predecessors

Much of the discussion about the Islamic State (IS) and how to defeat it is a search for answers to the wrong questions. We need to start asking the right questions before we can find a long-term strategy that has a chance of success.

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