E. Wayne Merry

E. Wayne Merry is a former State Department and Pentagon official and now a Senior Associate at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC.


Essays

In the opening round of an exchange on democracy promotion that will continue over the coming weeks, five TNI authors examine themes and questions raised in Paul Saunders's essay.

E. Wayne Merry responds to criticisms of his"Therapy's End" essay (Winter 2003/04).

NATO died with the Soviet Union. Get over it.

Jeffrey Sachs, Anders Aslund, Marek Dabrowski, Peter Reddaway, Igor Aristov, Wayne Merry, Michael Hudson, Daivd Ellerman, Steven Rosefielde, Janine Wedel

Commentary

Kyiv joining the EU could have deepened the Union's crisis, and Russia's moves aren't from strength.

The pro-American, pro-market Free Democratic Party falls from the Bundestag, capping a multiyear losing streak. What's next?

Continuing on the present path will lead to disaster.

Snowden and Manning's actions don't defend the constitutional order—they subvert it.

The bank fight was influenced by European-Cypriot-Russian worldviews as much as by money.

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April 16, 2014