United States of America

The Waking Dragon

The conventional wisdom-put forward by China itself-is that China never entangles itself in international disputes that do not directly threaten China's national interest.

Europe after the 'Non' and 'Nee'

Only thirteen months ago the mood across Europe was so different, as fireworks lit up the skies to mark the accession of 10 new countries to the European Union - overwhelmingly former Communist countries from Central Europe.

Rejecting Russia?

Why, with all the problems the United States faces in the world, are some eager to provoke a new confrontation  between Washington and Moscow?

Nikolas K. GvosdevDimitri K. Simes

The Ethics of Realism

Hans Morgenthau and Reinhold Niebuhr--the fathers of American realism--understood that good intentions do not excuse failure.

John C. HulsmanAnatol Lieven

Rethinking Non-Proliferation

Some states are more equal than others. America's non-proliferation strategy should reflect this reality.

Ted Galen CarpenterCharles V. Peña

The Democrat Armed

Democrats need to learn that jobs and healthcare do not make up a national security strategy.

Kurt M. CampbellMichael O'Hanlon