Editor-at-large, The American Interest Online.
A reminder that under the strain of war and political polarization, the United States is slowly becoming an uglier and more dangerous place.
Trump’s Gifts to Merkel and Macron
The U.S. President did not go to Europe planning to punish Britain, reward Germany and promote France. But that is exactly what he did.
The Nork's Nukes Pyongyang Revs Up Missile Work
As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.
Seeing a Pattern... The Noose Tightens in Brazil
To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.
Crude Economics The New Oil Reality
The recent crude “cost recalibration” is about much more than hydrocarbons.
European Disunion Spain Joins the Mo’ Money Caucus
Pressure on Germany will grow after its elections, as Spain joins France and Italy in a clear call for Eurozone reforms to benefit its indebted southern members.
the price of healthcare Obamacare Is Still Failing
The thing that is slowly killing Obamacare is the same thing that is making it so hard for the GOP to come up with an alternative: American health care costs too much.
MSM Myopia The Cruelty of Blue
The MSM would have attacked any politician trying to avert the kind of mess now unfolding in Puerto Rico.