On Forgetting the Obvious

A society that believes in nothing will fight for nothing.

Mood Swings

American emotional conventions have changed, not always for the better.

Learning to Lose

Social science doctorates kill warriors.

Back in the DDR

Von Donnersmarck’s The Lives of Others finally gets under the skin of Stasiland.

A Clausewitz for Every Season

On misreading On War.

Voltaire's England

Voltaire’s Lettres Philosophiques paved Tocqueville’s way to America.

Power Failure

Why the West’s best armies are struggling against Hizballah, al-Qaeda in Iraq and other jihadists-at-large.

Coming to GRIPS

Japanese public sector training grows up.

Coming to Order

Does history teach or tease U.S. statesmen looking to create a world order?

A conversation with… Marc Grossman

A Conversation with former Under Secretary of State Marc Grossman.

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