mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel blankenhorn
Richard Aldous
After Brexit
© Getty Images
What to Make of May’s Cabinet

Lenin once observed that in some decades nothing happens, and in some weeks, decades happen. That is the position in which Brexit Britain finds itself today.

In or Out?
Live-Blogging the Brexit

Join us as we live-blog the Brexit referendum returns.

Brexit Countdown
© Getty Images
Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Britons vote on whether or not to remain in the European Union.

The Western Alliance
© Getty Images
Fire and Brimstone

As military responses go, Britain’s decision to join the Western attack on ISIS is no game changer. Nevertheless, the shift in strategy is important for at least three reasons.

Hollywood Hamlet
What a Piece of Work Is Celebrity

Movie star Benedict Cumberbatch takes on Shakespeare’s most famous character, plus hordes of screaming fans. More power to him—and them.

Kissinger: The Idealist
AFP/Getty Images
The Education of Henry Kissinger

Niall Ferguson’s Kissinger: The Idealist is a brilliant, magisterial work, as clever, perceptive, and occasionally contrarian as its complicated subject.

The Corbyn Phenomenon
Labour’s Suicide by Socialism?

As it flirts with electing “loony left” candidate Jeremy Corbyn as its leader, Labour should take note: political parties do become irrelevant.

The Beautiful Game
© Getty Images
FIFA, the United States, and Global Order

The FIFA indictments tell us something about the way in which the United States exerts its power on the global stage, and how that power is experienced by the rest of the world, particularly by many countries outside the West.

Elections in the UK
© Getty Images
Four Funerals and an Election

As the dust settles on the UK elections, it’s time to take stock of what lies ahead for David Cameron. His tasks are daunting.

Liveblog
Britain Goes To The Polls

As polls close in the UK, we will have rolling commentary as the results start coming in.

Via Meadia Icon
Recent Via Meadia
Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?

Post-EU

Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2017 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service