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The traditional object of the West’s romantic foreign-policy visions is now the graveyard of its idealism.
Donald Trump can afford the humiliation of negotiating with Kim Jong Un.
The secretary of state's rocky tenure showed why politics should stop head-hunting business leaders.
The Pentagon is a bit too excited about the return of great-power rivalry.
Everyone's favorite historical analogy makes for disastrous foreign policy today.
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Xi Jinping's dictatorship isn't what the end of history was supposed to look like.
There’s a very familiar method to the administration’s apparent regional madness.
The Pentagon always complains for more money – and politicians always eventually give in.