How much should the U.S. rely on its overseas allies to contain distant threats?
The temptation to strike a bargain with a great-power rival is one the Romans knew, too. We should resist it.
Trump should learn from the Obama Administration’s mistakes and bet on the friends we already have.
The first obligation of leadership is to one’s own people. The international elite have forgotten that, and end up serving no one but themselves.
Or, how to survive when your empire dissolves.
Political orders, even fragile, imperfect ones, are worth defending from those who would wreck them.
America’s rivals are probing U.S. defenses across the globe.
The dangers of believing in the myth of Progress.
Deterrence isn’t a sure thing even in the best of circumstances—and for the West these are not the best of circumstances.
Withdrawing from a contest isn’t always cost free. Allies are always watching.
Democrats had better wake up and compete, or they risk another shellacking next year—and in 2020.
Top British officials are announcing a new naval priority: challenging Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea.
It’s innovative projects like this that will rescue America’s healthcare system.
Conventional producers are slashing costs and once again reinvesting in new projects.
After ensnaring Sri Lanka in a debt trap, China is poised to profit by acquiring a strategic port on the Indian Ocean.
It is hard to imagine any other NATO member hosting ships from a navy that is busily building islands in South China sea—not to mention carrying out live-fire drills in the Mediterranean.