While the world looks away, Assad’s brutal campaign continues. Here’s a surprise: he’s still using chemical weapons.
Every presidency creates an institutional culture which trickles down all the way to city halls in the provinces. Obama’s tone-deafness on religious freedom has had palpable consequences across the land.
U.S. companies are finding ways to lower the cost of eldercare with new technologies. The future of U.S. health care depends on these efforts—not on Washington’s technocratic tinkering.
The Washington Post reports that ISIS faced a significant Sunni uprising in August and replied with mass slaughter. Sunni revulsion toward ISIS could be a key ingredient in its defeat.
North Dakota is setting all kinds of oil and gas drilling records, and is showing signs of continued improvement. In fact, drillers in the state are already working on cutting down on the flaring of excess gas—a win for both industry and the environment.
The leader of Hong Kong and the President of China are both sending clear signals that they are not even considering making significant concessions to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement.
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
Some representatives of the American Interest were on CNN recently talking about President Obama’s strategies for dealing with ISIS.
TAI Editor-at-Large Walter Russell Mead will be conducting a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” tomorrow, October 22, at 2 p.m. EDT, so start thinking of any questions you’d like to have answered!
The group has embraced a social media blackout to guard against data monitoring by the U.S. Are we seeing the fallout from Edward Snowden’s revelations?