mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel blankenhorn bayles
Spy vs. Spy
Spy vs. Spy
Montenegro’s Prime Minister, Milorad Djukanovic © Getty Images
Did Moscow Botch a Coup in Montenegro?

A murky tale of spycraft, diplomacy and intrigue in the Balkans suggests that Russia’s secret services are ratcheting up their efforts to an unprecedented degree.

Spy vs. Spy
Why Russia Published Footage of an FSB Agent Beating an American in Moscow

Some might call it “dominance geopolitics”. Will the White House let it slide?

Via Meadia Icon
Recent Via Meadia
Walter Russell Mead & Staff
retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.

RIP

We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2017 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service