The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
There’s a difference between fair and unfair criticisms of AIPAC—and it’s time everyone, including AIPAC, acknowledges it.
Six reasons some powerful states punch below their weight for lengthy periods.
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about U.S. power in the Arab world.
Eight reasons that Washington has repeatedly made the mistake of making promises around the world it can’t keep.
How has the Czech Republic avoided the nationalist populism tearing apart Poland and Hungary? By not taking itself too seriously.
Chaos and dysfunction in Washington and London make liberal democratic government look bad—and embolden China and Russia to market authoritarianism as an efficient alternative.
The continent can save NATO—but only if it takes Washington’s side in its growing struggle with Beijing.
At least one of Israel’s occupations will be permanent, whether anyone else likes it or not.
Africa isn’t just dealing with an outbreak anymore—and that’s bad news for everyone.
A crash course in international affairs for Washington’s newest arrivals.
Democrats have the upper hand to take the White House—but whoever wins may have to adopt the current occupant's worldview.