Richard Burt

Recent Posts

A Nationalist Foreign Policy?

Trump and Cruz are bearers of a harder-edged, more nationalistic conception of foreign policy, focused more on securing American interests than on promoting American values.

Morality Play Instead of Policy

International trends have become less favorable to the United States. This national vacation from serious foreign-policy analysis in the political arena is both ill timed and dangerous.

Richard BurtDimitri K. Simes

All the President's Dreams

President Obama came to office promising a new era in international affairs. So far, he’s been big on rhetoric and has accomplished little. Obama’s inability to prioritize foreign policy risks destroying his presidency.

Richard Burt