What Harvard Needs to Make Leaders
Harvard’s admissions policies are animated by three competing visions of leadership. On their own, none of these visions can produce good leaders.
The Khashoggi Murder
Human Rights Suffers a Major Blow
President Trump’s dismissal of human rights in cases like that of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi will ultimately harm American interests.
The Russian Zelig
Searching for Vitaly
Amid the turbulence of Putin’s reign, can the remarkable career of diplomatic virtuoso Vitaly Churkin offer any guideposts for the future of Russia’s relations with the West?
Belt & Road Initiative
China’s Trojan Ports
Beijing’s systematic acquisition of European ports is not a precursor to Chinese militarism in Europe. But it is an important component of an ambitious and insidious strategy.
Dilemmas Old and New
Change in Post-Putin Russia?
Putinist authoritarian rule has returned Russia to the dilemma confronting the Soviet Union at the end of the Brezhnev era: whether it can rethink or reformulate its fundamental purposes without un-leashing forces that its rulers cannot control.
A Lesson From Georgia
Facing Up To Frozen Conflicts
Engagement rather than neglect is key. It’s time to take the U.S.–Georgia relationship to the next level.
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