The temptation to strike a bargain with a great-power rival is one the Romans knew, too. We should resist it.
Trump should learn from the Obama Administration’s mistakes and bet on the friends we already have.
The first obligation of leadership is to one’s own people. The international elite have forgotten that, and end up serving no one but themselves.
Or, how to survive when your empire dissolves.
Political orders, even fragile, imperfect ones, are worth defending from those who would wreck them.
America’s rivals are probing U.S. defenses across the globe.
The dangers of believing in the myth of Progress.
Deterrence isn’t a sure thing even in the best of circumstances—and for the West these are not the best of circumstances.
Withdrawing from a contest isn’t always cost free. Allies are always watching.
As the Romans knew, the secret to regaining influence over a teetering buffer state is: reputation, reputation, reputation.
A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.
The construction of extensive Chinese facilities on the Spratly Islands is all but complete.
California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.
The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.
Members failed to produce enough votes to block the cultivation of two new GM crops.
Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats defied pollsters’ predictions on Sunday, trouncing Martin Schulz’s Social Democrats in a closely watched election in Saarland.