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Robert Keohane

End the Crusade

The debacle in Iraq reaffirms the lesson of a thousand years ago: there is no such thing as a good crusade; divine missions are not conducive to sensible policy.

Jigsaw Jihadism

Ethnic terrorist groups like Hamas can be engaged but there is no negotiating with religious terrorists. A strategy for splitting up the Al-Qaeda network.

Beyond the NRA Doctrine

America should join with Europe in aggressively policing proliferation.

Mind the Gap

Why policymaking elites and foreigners alike distrust the judgment of Americans.

Reshaping our Iran Policy

U.S. policy must ensure the price of Iranian aggression becomes unaffordable.

The President's Man

McGeorge Bundy’s honest reversal on Vietnam contrasts with the Bush team’s unwillingness to look back—or forward.

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April 20, 2014