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Rajan Menon
It’s Fatally Flawed

The Responsibility to Protect concept is not flawed because it’s hard to implement; it’s hard to implement because it’s a paragon of moral illogic.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

No one who pays even casual attention to Ukraine’s politics should be surprised to learn that President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions (PR), whose bastions lie in the country’s Russophone south and east, emerged with a plurality in October’s parliamentary elections. With top opposition candidates (most notably former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko) in jail, and […]

When America Leaves: Asia after the Afghan War

The U.S. exit from Afghanistan will have far-reaching strategic implications for all of Asia. The American preoccupation with a narrow conception of these implications ill serves the U.S. national interest.


NATO is obsolete; the Atlantic world is anything but.

The Myth of Russian Resurgence

Fear of revived Russian power is exaggerated.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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