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.
The EU is walking a fine line as it uneasily backs Spain’s clampdown on Catalan separatists.
On the heels of news that Berlin will fall short of an emissions target, a new study says Germany will miss a renewable energy consumption goal.
The problem for liberalism on college campuses isn’t the failure to teach Mill and Madison.
Polls in Germany show strong support for Merkel and the status quo—but storm clouds loom beyond Sunday’s elections.
The UK’s most important energy resource is on the rebound.
As Myanmar cracks down on the Rohingya and the West wags fingers, Beijing sees an opportunity.