Current mutual hostility threatens an explosive confrontation.
Mr. Obama’s efforts seem directed more at his successor than at any serious U.S. foreign policy objective.
A policy memo to the president-elect. Priority: high.
America needs a foreign policy that abandons triumphalist clichés, flawed assumptions and predetermined conclusions in favor of facts and serious analysis.
It's in the U.S. national interest to explore better relations with Russia from a position of strength.
Why—with so many advantages—have our elites produced so many failed policies? And why do they feel no shame?
"U.S. leaders should respond to Moscow with a combination of strength and pragmatism rather than weakness and inflexibility."
There is a conspicuous gap between the complex challenges America confronts in the world arena today and our wholly inadequate conversation about international affairs.
Could a U.S. response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russian war?
The Republican Party’s dramatic success in the midterm elections provides it with both new opportunities and responsibilities in shaping U.S. foreign policy.
The stage is being set for an even more dramatic confrontation between the West and Russia over Ukraine. Obama must recognize the danger to U.S. national interests that the crisis may create and act accordingly.
Barack Obama is confronting his own creation in ISIL.
American bluff and bombast toward Moscow has stoked Russian nationalism, convinced Putin we're weak, and fostered a dangerous realignment.
Did Putin blink?
America's reaction to the Crimea crisis risks reducing flexibility on a paramount priority.
The real problems with an intercepted phone call about Ukraine.
"In its totality, Russia’s domestic terrorism problem is more like Pakistan’s than America’s."
By failing to build domestic support for his policies, the president laid the groundwork for the present crisis.
U.S. policies have created a risk of pushing two great powers together.
Growing Sino-Russian ties could threaten global stability.
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