Networking Nation-States

The nation-state is not dead, but technology is leading it down a very different road.

James C. Bennett

Design for Trading

Covert protectionism is spreading like kudzu. An open tariff might be better.

Martin Hutchinson

The Boldness of Charles Evans Hughes

The advent of a new historical epoch requires boldness in foreign policy architecture. Though less studied than the post-World War II master builders, Charles Evans Hughes' effort after World War I is a worthy case in point.

Margot Louria

Zakaria's Complaint

It's a mistake, argues Fareed Zakaria, to conflate constitutional liberalism with democracy. It's a mistake, says Thomas Carothers, to exaggerate the extent to which that mistake actually characterizes U.S. policy.