Published Articles

As Russia’s response to this week’s Turkish crisis shows, force need not be met by force in an ever-escalating spiral. READ MORE

November 30, 2015

The special relationship is dead. Long live the special relationship. READ MORE

October 30, 2015

Russia and China might evolve a mutually beneficial entente cordiale, but they will never combine to threaten western hegemony. READ MORE

September 30, 2015

The Assad government is guilty of terrible crimes, but a gradual evolution of Assad’s dictatorship into a responsible government is at least as likely as a battlefield victory of “moderates” followed by their gracious acceptance of former enemies into a pluralist, inclusive Syria. READ MORE

September 29, 2015

Russia should make peace with Ukraine, restore ties with Europe, and “reset” its relationship with the United States. READ MORE

August 10, 2015

America’s schools are not failing; America is failing its schools. READ MORE

July 23, 2015

The Iran deal is surely welcome, but it sets a negative precedent: that it is acceptable for stronger countries to bully weaker countries into unilaterally yielding on important policy issues. READ MORE

July 15, 2015

Most Americans believe that the United States is a country of entrepreneurs. A serious look at the data suggests otherwise. READ MORE

June 30, 2015