A new prudence about using force abroad will sustain, not undermine, American leadership abroad.
The National Security Agency's strategy for protecting the United States from cyberattacks.
He said that economic interdependence had made war obsolete. Four years later, World War One turned him into a laughingstock. Yet his later career saw him abandon many of his own illusions.
A security vacuum in the Egyptian peninsula has created a dangerous haven for terrorists and all sorts of illicit actors.
Humanitarian interventions have become the reflex position in Washington. But the American public is more nationalistic and more skeptical of foreign do-goodery. Could a reckoning be at hand?
The successful missile-defense system doesn't herald similar gains against ballistic missiles.
A firsthand account of the U.S. failure to seize the initiative in the early days of the Iraq occupation.
U.S. policies have created a risk of pushing two great powers together.
The intelligence failures of Iraq seriously constrained policy makers in other areas.
The notion that America is the world's "indispensable nation" is hardly questioned, even as it fosters strategic overreach.