The Jacksonian Tradition

How one distinctive, but neglected and sometimes disparaged, strain of America's political culture shapes our foreign policy and warfighting.

Walter Russell Mead

For the Record

As we contemplate the results of victory in Kosovo, it is time to sort fact from fiction concerning American intervention.

Christopher LayneBenjamin Schwarz

A Bridge Too Far

Washington's millenarians and their imaginary world.

Lawrence F. Kaplan

China's Military: A Second Opinion

An article in the last issue claimed that China's military is a hollow force. The facts, two other China experts argue, are otherwise.

James LilleyCarl Ford

China's Hollow Military

How good is China's military, and how much should the United States care?

Bates GillMichael O'Hanlon