John C. Hulsman, Ph.D., is the president of John C. Hulman Enterprises. He is also a contributing editor to The National Interest. Along with Anatol Lieven, he authored Ethical Realism: A Vision For America's Role In The World (Random House, 2006).
John C. Hulsman
How to make our adversaries and allies offers they can’t refuse. As threats to U.S. dominance emerge, Washington is looking for a way to counter them. Neocons, liberals and realists all have their own ideas about that. Who will win out?
Designated Driver Diplomacy
Tory leader David Cameron has outlined a striking new vision for the Anglo-American partnership—with Britain in the role of the "skeptical friend."
Ahead of the Curve: Roadmap Revival?
The way forward is to concentrate on solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which, because the many problems of the region are so interlinked, can create, in turn, momentum for dealing with the other regional disputes that feed it.
Grasping the Nettle
As strange as it may seem, now is the best time to push for peace in the Middle East.
The European Union is Dead
Getting over Europe in five easy steps.
The Ethics of Realism
Hans Morgenthau and Reinhold Niebuhr--the fathers of American realism--understood that good intentions do not excuse failure.
Can NATO Survive Europe?
E. Wayne Merry advocated that NATO should give way to a purely European defense system. John Hulsman, Radek Sikorski and Hans Binnendijk & Richard Kugler disagree. A rejuvenated NATO can strengthen the Atlantic alliance.