Articles by Bruce Riedel
Lessons of the Syrian Reactor
The intelligence failures of Iraq seriously constrained policy makers in other areas.
JFK's Overshadowed Crisis
In October 1962, Kennedy confronted both the Cuban missile crisis and a war between China and India. Though Cuba got more attention then and now, that Asian crisis still holds valuable diplomatic lessons.
Brezhnev in the Hejaz
Saudi Arabia is the guardian of the Mideast counterrevolution—and America is its greatest enabler. A club of royals under the Kingdom’s protection is now a reality.