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USA vs. PRC
Our China Problem

Is China a rising threat to be confronted boldly, or a manageable problem to be handled patiently? Four new studies offer ammunition for both sides of the debate.

The Pebble Thrower

Mark Leibovich's This Town is a symptom of the same Beltway insider disease it aims to describe.

Hard Containment

Our great foreign policy experiment with North Korea and its nuclear weapons program is over. For most of the past twenty years, three strands of thought about how to deal with this problem have competed for primacy. There were those who advocated energetic engagement with North Korea, forgiving their serial trespasses and being willing to […]

The Troubles We’ve Seen

An insider’s account of the Northern Ireland peace process.

A Matter of Opinion

Pollsters and pundits keep plumbing “why they hate us”, and keep missing the point.

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