Follow:
Jakub Grygiel
column
Getting Russia Right
Russia After Putin Is Not a Solved Problem

The end of Putinism won’t be the end of Russia’s geopolitical ambitions.

column
Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Green New Zeal
The European Slide Toward Irrelevance

The EU elections confirmed what has already been evident for some time: Europe’s geopolitical impotence.

column
George Wesley Bellows, “The Germans Arrive” (Art Institute of Chicago)
Old Problems New Perils
Germany: The Pacifist Menace

Don’t let its military weakness fool you; Germany wields tremendous power in Europe, and Brexit will only exacerbate that.

column
Balancing Act
As the EU Loses Steam, NATO Gains In Importance

Europeans are wrong to be nervous about America’s commitment to NATO. But neither should they be complacent.

column
Failure to Launch
The EU Can’t Fulfill Its Purpose

In a competitive world, with antagonistic external powers and growing internal imbalances, the dream is failing.

column
© Getty Images
Getting to a Strategy
How To “Normalize” Relations With Russia

No, it doesn’t mean playing nice. It means convincing Moscow of the permanence of the geopolitical order on its western frontier.

feature
Archive Photos/Getty Images
Friend or Foe
The Benefits of Having an Enemy

…and the perils of believing that you have none.

feature
STR/AFP/Getty Images
In the Balance
Fear and the Logic of Alliances

How much should the U.S. rely on its overseas allies to contain distant threats?

feature
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
US and Russia
The Temptation of a “Grand Bargain”

The temptation to strike a bargain with a great-power rival is one the Romans knew, too. We should resist it.

feature
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
2017
Make America’s Allies Great Again

Trump should learn from the Obama Administration’s mistakes and bet on the friends we already have.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
© The American Interest LLC 2005-2019 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service Privacy
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.