Poland, NATO and the Return of History

Conventional threats are coming back in Europe.

Poland and America Need a Fresh Start

Washington should stop snubbing Warsaw.

Revising the Cold War Revisionists

Yes, the Soviets really were that bad.

The Changing Face of European Terrorism

A plot to kill Poland's leadership shocks a nation with no history of terrorism.

U.S. Tactics Threaten NATO

Washington's European allies are increasingly unable to participate in U.S. counterterrorism operations.

Havel, Kim, and the Uncertain Road to Political Stability

One was a symbol of triumphant freedom, the other of authoritarian power and brutality. What we should learn from Vaclav Havel and Kim Jong-il.

Departing Europe

Rather than whining about the Continent’s military spending, the United States should allow the Europeans to bear the consequences of their actions. That means leaving NATO to the Europeans.

The Babysitter

Biden is right to remind Eastern Europe that it’s big and strong enough to take care of itself.

DIY Defense

Instead of relying on America to protect them from Russia, Eastern Europeans should build their own military capabilities.

The Three Faces of NATO

One must wonder why, with the end of the cold war, NATO did not dissolve. How do we explain the organization's transformation and vitality at the end of the twentieth century?

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April 19, 2014