I have a brand new piece online at Foreign Affairs on why I’m extremely skeptical of the idea of “Great-Power Competition” as a strategic framework. Great powers compete. The relativ
Sometimes the best way to compete is… not to bother. As Alex Cooley and I argue in a new piece over at The National Interest, Washington can afford to chill out a bit when it comes to challenges
At least, that’s the conclusion of an interesting piece in Bloomberg News. The deficit did fall year-on-year in 2019, as U.S. companies switched to imports from countries like Vietnam, but
Jeffery Stacey and I have a new piece in Foreign Affairs called “Fear of Trump’s Populism Might Save American Alliances.” Our basic argument is that: Biden cannot easily undo this damage
I’ve mentioned the VOA before. Yesterday word leaked that the propagandist that Trump put in charge of the VOA plans to let the visas of foreign journalist lapse. In effect, this means that many
Is there a German phrase for “something that you pretty much already know but still manages to be shocking when you encounter it”? Because that’s what I experienced reading Carl Bern
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Yesterday the White House ordered the U.S. embassy in Seoul to remove its #BlackLivesMatter banner, as well as a Pride flag that the embassy put up in May. In some respects, the last few weeks have be