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Michael Heseltine

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?

The Bell Tolls for NATO

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

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.

Lessons from the Chavez Controversy

Now on Subjective Evaluation from guest poster Paul J. Saunders, Publisher of National Interest online: House Democrat Charles Rangel may have been playing politics in his rebuke o


Will Britain Leave Europe?

The UK loaned some of its political power to the EU. Like many of the region's creditors, it's regretting the move.

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.

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 25, 2014