The Middle East & Beyond
The Anti-Cold War
For the first time in history, a U.S. foreign policy shorn of American idealism seems not only possible, but probable. How did this happen?
No, It Wasn’t About Race
The “race” explanation is not only wrong analytically. It is counterproductive and dangerous politically.
What Just Happened?
How is it that an electorate that twice elected Barack Obama can turn on its boot heels and elect someone like Donald Trump?
A Man of Contradictions?
Shimon Peres: Inspirational or exasperating? Both. Wise or foolish? Both. Selfless or selfish? Both. Humble or egotistical? Both, in his own way.
The Middle East Al-Shabaab Who?
The U.S. will probably see more ISIS-inspired attacks in the run-up to the election—and the “how” and “why” should be no great mystery.
The State of the State
The third of a four-part series on “The Nadir of Modernity and the Disorientation of U.S. Foreign Policy.”