Can Israel make its voice heard without isolating itself?
Russia has demonstrated that natural gas is an unwieldy and largely ineffective weapon.
Dave Camp's tax plan has stirred up a loud fuss—but there's more bark than bite.
Not as different as you might think.
He's driven headlong into a crisis where all likely outcomes are bad for Russia.
It may be emotionally satisfying for western politicians to denounce these events, but Russia will continue to pursue its legitimate national interests.
From Ukraine to Iran to the East China Sea, the "tougher" option proposed has always been worse.
In 1955, another country torn between Russia and the West managed to achieve independence. Austria's example deserves closer examination.
Aggressive protests and aggressive crackdowns have brought a nation to the brink.
Elements of a diplomatic resolution.
Crimea and the Sudetenland, compared.
Putin rightly senses weakness, not only the part of Europe—long the weak reed in the Western alliance—but on the part of Washington as well.
America has changed from a representative democracy to a centralized administrative state.
A hawk at times and a dove at others, Reagan tempered a clear global vision with the necessity of adaptation.
A cornerstone of international order continues to rot.
Ted Galen Carpenter
Robert W. Merry
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