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Grand Strategy in Three Words or Less

In pursuit of the Third Offset.

Shooting Missives in the Air

They’ll come to Earth we know not where.

The Secret of Success

How to succeed in politics and everything else.

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The Ballad of Barack and Hillary

She was from Mars. He was from Venus.

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The Invisible Arms Race

We’ve finally admitted that the space race is on. Time for bold steps to compete.

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Notes from the Edge

William Perry’s new memoir aims to sound the alarm about a rebirth of the nuclear threat. But his book lacks the sensationalism that might have attracted a wider audience.

Leaving Iraq

Dueling memoirs, one by Chris Hill and the other by Emma Sky, illuminate the Iraqi darkness when read together.

Cool Hand Brent

A new biography of Brent Scowcroft captures some of the man the author once worked for, but only some.

Machiavelli Speaks
A Realist Raised from the Dead

Everywhere, the President’s foreign policy has miscarried. Does The Prince have any advice that might yet rescue the situation, and with it the President’s power?

The Middle East
The Necessary Man

Jordan’s King Abdullah has a vital role to play in the fight against ISIS, but the U.S. first needs to show its resolve.

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Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

Under Pressure

Russia is increasingly bringing its hybrid warfare tactics to its neighbor in the north.

Immigration and 2016

A look ahead at how the issue will play out in tonight’s debates.

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