Editor-at-large, The American Interest Online.
Brexit and the Weakness of the West
When Americans walk away, Europe tends to fail. The Americans walked away during the Bush and Obama years, and the consequences of that withdrawal are becoming apparent.
Blue Model Blues Bond Agencies Take Note
There is a big underlying difference between the financial health of cities that prioritize infrastructure and those that don’t.
Making Britain Great Again?
In its current frame of mind, Britain is headed for more decline whether it stays in or leaves the EU. But there’s nothing inevitable about that outcome.
A Failed Policy State Department up in Arms over Obama Syria Policy
Never has a President’s policy had so much pushback from his own high officials and appointees. Never has a President defied so much evidence to insist on the unique cerebral brilliance of a policy in ruins.
India Nuke Deal Thanks, Obama! (And Bush, and Modi)
A bipartisan consensus on bringing India and the United States closer together is a good thing, and has given birth to a process that has been paying dividends. Indeed, it’s how these things are supposed to work.