Editor-at-large, The American Interest Online.
Burma's Rohingyas Human Rights Activists Lose Faith In Burma’s Leader
Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.
The Wages of willkommenskultur Merkel’s Migrant Rethink
Well-intentioned liberals and refugee advocates are learning a hard lesson: the only way to deal with refugee crisis is to have a foreign policy that seeks to prevent them in the first place.
Brazil In Trouble No Happy Ending for Brazil
The country is like a teenager in a growth spurt trying to squeeze into last year’s clothes.
Seoul Scandal South Korea’s Crisis Deepens
Public trust in South Korea’s President is cratering just as the country faces a series of intertwined crises.
Trump’s Path to Mount Rushmore
Smart energy policy could give the next President his best prospect for spurring growth in manufacturing jobs—and thus delivering on the promises his voters think matter most.
A Dictator Dies a Failure
Fidel Castro wanted an independent path for Cuba. He leaves a shattered society and a desperately poor country behind him, less able to shape its destiny than it was in 1959.