… or at least as a one-sided Cold War, with the leader of the other side focused on his dreams of a Moscow hotel and hoping for another electoral assist. If you haven’t seen it yet, you sh
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Alexander Cooley and I have a new piece in the July/August issue Foreign Affairs which skims some of the key arguments of Exit from Hegemony. Does this mean that we’ve joined the establishment,
Oh, this is just great. When President Trump’s national security adviser, Robert C. O’Brien, convenes meetings with top National Security Council officials at the White House, he sometimes opens b
The New York Times has acquired a leaked draft of John Bolton’s book. If true – and there’s no reason to believe that the story is wrong or that Bolton is lying about key details – it
Douglas London, a retired Senior CIA Operations Officer, has a disturbing – but not in a terribly surprising way – piece at Just Security. The gist is that Trump is obsessed with taking down ̶
Milk production at a dairy farm was low, so the farmer wrote to the local university, asking for help from academia. A multidisciplinary team of professors was assembled, headed by a theoretical physi
I’ve written before about the Trump administration’s reckless and dangerous assault on America’s diplomatic power. Our diplomats are the lifeblood of extensive international network