Survival of the Fattest
Not all aspects of democracy are created equal, especially the effects of resource wealth on economic growth.
America’s “sugar daddies” may soon meet their match.
Fixing Public Diplomacy
The State Department needs to do “information” better, but we should privatize the “engage and persuade” business.
A Few More Good Men
Bigger is not necessarily better. Here are four principles for enlarging the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.
Making Aid Work
Despite reforms, the U.S. foreign aid regime is still flawed.
The grand, strange and illuminating story of Washington, DC, and the eccentric genius of its designer. Also included, a photo tour of the city by the author.