David C. Hendrickson

Essays

The Bush Administration has vastly exaggerated the dangers associated with the development of an Iranian nuclear weapons program and underestimated the deterrent capacity of U.S. military power.

Promoting democracy is not only alien to American diplomatic tradition, it could jeopardize our security.

In the long span of American history, two moments stand out for theircreative refashioning of the political order.

 The American government badly needs to break the mold it has set for  
itself and pledge its power to a definitive settlement.

Commentary

There is a profound gap in perceptions between Russia and the West.

Western ignorance is leaving Ukraine's problems—and paths to a solution—overlooked.

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April 20, 2014