mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel blankenhorn
Arming Assad's Enemies
Arming Assad's Enemies
Saudi-Syria Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Is the United States leaning toward increasing its support for the Syrian rebels? Saudi Arabia, the largest funder of the Syrian opposition, has replaced its long-time intelligence chief¬†Prince Bandar bin Sultan, previously described by American officials as “erratic” and “hot headed”, with¬†a prince better suited to mitigating U.S. concerns over Syrian weapons transfers.President Obama has […]

Via Meadia Icon
Recent Via Meadia
Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

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

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2016 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service