Jacob Heilbrunn is editor of The National Interest.
In his new book World Order, the former Secretary of State offers a sweeping guide to the rise of the modern state system, and warns that a stable balance of power remains as crucial now as in the era of Westphalia.
The turbulent life of the popular Austrian novelist who escaped the Nazis—but could not escape himself.
"Germans spy as well. But it’s the sheer extent of American efforts that’s causing Germans to rub their eyes in disbelief."
"Obama has made clear what he is against. But he has not explained what he is for."
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