Take a break from watching election returns on TV and have a look at what we published today on the site.Features
In the September/October 2014 issue of the magazine, we asked Michael Barone what we should expect should the GOP take the Senate. In foreign policy, at least, he didn’t foresee that much changing.
Kyle Kondik, on the other hand, sees a GOP majority in the Senate being most felt in a showdown over judicial appointments.
Part two of Ambassador Andrew Wood‘s rumination on Russia takes us through the present day, and concludes that Putin’s project for restoring Russia to a mythological past greatness amounts to a dangerously empty banality, with potentially profound consequences for the West.Via Meadia
Libya’s Gen. Haftar may be winning back Benghazi from the Islamist militias. That’s good news for the internationally recognized parliament in Tobruk, and its worried neighbor and backer, Egypt.
The friction over who should be #2 at the State Department hardly inspires confidence after a tough week for the administration’s foreign policy team.
With the deadline for nuclear negotiations with Iran fast approaching, can it really be that Obama Administration officials are counting on Vladimir Putin’s Russia to be a lynchpin for a final deal?
The U.S. commander in Afghanistan is considering a recommendation to keep troops there past the President’s 2016 withdrawal date. Everyone has Iraq on the brain but the situation in Afghanistan looks different.
China and South Korea concur with America’s military commander in South Korea: Pyongyang may have the technological capacity to build a nuke small enough to fit on a missile.
If Gov. Scott Walker ekes out a victory in Wisconsin, the Red Dawn could very well continue at the state level, challenging the narratives that only ‘purple’ moderates like Ohio Gov. John Kasich can win elections.
Europe’s open borders are a big problem for national security services trying to track jihadists returning from the battlefield.