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The Revisionists
The Revisionists
Predators on the Frontier

America’s rivals are probing U.S. defenses across the globe.

The Revisionists
The Case for Deterrence by Denial

Russia’s and China’s new focus on “limited war” capabilities is challenging America’s traditional methods of deterrence by punishment. To deal with this problem, the United States needs to strengthen its frontline allies’ ability to deter by denial.

The Revisionists
China and Russia’s “Sphere of Influence” Fallacy

China and Russia argue that the West would be hypocritical not to grant them their “spheres of influence.” Here’s why they’re wrong.

The Revisionists
“Salami Slicing” and Deterrence

The question for NATO leaders is not only how to shore up the deterrence that remains, but how to restore the deterrence that has been lost.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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