Paul J. Saunders is executive director of The Center for the National Interest and associate publisher of The National Interest. He served in the State Department from 2003 to 2005.
The international system is at a transformative moment. Yet President Obama has failed to set a direction for America.
One doesn’t need to be a Russian domestic radical or a foreign Russophobe to see major flaws in the way Russia is ruled. The population, however, is satisfied with the status quo...for now.
Admitting Georgia to the NATO club wouldn't have prevented the recent crisis in the region, and could have even made it worse.
In an election year, it's easy to find cheerleaders—but America needs chess players in order to succeed.
A New Year's resolution is in store for U.S. foreign policy.
Tom DeLay may not see any problems with the phrase, "one vote, one person, one time", but the rest of America might.
The caper comes amidst warming relations with Russia, highlighting lasting challenges.
The United States is setting precedents for unmanned warfare that it might regret.
Was she really that good?
Muscovite minds are opening to the possibility of a solution.
Don't assume continuity. The future of U.S. foreign policy over the next four years seems quite uncertain.
A flawed argument for intervention.
Why is Tony Blair still defending George W. Bush?
Dan Drezner's critique of "Giving Realists a Bad Name" reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of realist foreign policy.
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