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Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

The Bell Tolls for NATO

NATO is in a struggle for its life, and Afghanistan just may deliver the fatal blow.

The Three 'Nos' Knows

In the previous issue of The National Interest, John Mueller argued that the threats from nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism and nuclear war are exagger

Mid-Life Crisis?

The OSCE is not a relic of the Cold War. Instead, it may be the only body that can tackle problems across Eurasia.

Israel in NATO?

Such a proposal brings as many complications as it does benefits.

Transatlantic Troubles

America need not restore the bygone, comprehensive relationship with Europe to achieve its purposes.


Needy Nations

Biden should have toldUkraine andGeorgia to take their pleas for NATO membership to France and Germany.

Blank Checks

Europe will never have its own military capabilities unless America stops subsidizing its defense.

More Friends, More War

Expanding NATO doesn’t improve American security. It antagonizes Russia and could lead to war.

Books & Reviews

I Say NATO, You Say No NATO

Will France call the whole thing off?

Books: Some Unconventional Wisdom

A review of The J Curve by Ian Bremmer and Winning the Un-War by Charles Peña.  Two authors turn their critical, discerning eye on the foibles of U.S. counter-terror and nation-building strategy. Just one offers a constructive course

Davos Man Meets Homo Balcanicus

Sumantra Bose, Bosnia After Dayton: Nationalist Partition and International Intervention (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), 352 pp.

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April 17, 2014