John B. Judis' new book on Israel is right, but for the wrong reasons.
Do the presidents who are pushiest abroad get the most done?
The wisest of the wise men.
A new survey of Western thought begins in bombast and ends in triviality.
The declinists are wrong—but so are many of their critics.
Few American stories of personal fellowship are as poignant as the Roosevelt-Taft friendship—and its brutal disintegration.
George W. was no puppet of his Vice President—and for better or worse, we're still living in the world he built.
From Princeton to the presidency, he never doubted that he was right. He should have—and so should his biographers.
An unpersuasive argument that America's civilian-military gap is widening—and sucking us into war.
The Treasury Department has run up an impressive list of tactical victories against rogue regimes, terrorists and criminals. But what is the strategy?
FDR masterfully maneuvered the United States into the Second World War without appearing to do so. His corps of envoys and advisers did little to shape the agenda of a strategic and political mastermind.
Many Western observers think China is due to liberalize as it rises. Yet Chinese reformers have long favored Western ideas merely as a means to a different end: wealth and power.
The current economic climate makes a needed shift to renewable energy tough.
Faith in progress and the perfectibility of human nature are at the center of Western thought. What if this faith is misplaced?
The British generals who lost the American Revolution were hardly incompetent fools.
Ted Galen Carpenter
Robert W. Merry
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