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How Turkey Is Overrated as a Strategic Ally
August 23, 2018

Sanctions on Iran Won’t Do What Trump Wants Them to Do
August 10, 2018

Tough Love for the Allies
July 13, 2018

Although Trump Lost the Summit to Kim Jong-un, Holding It Still Might Have Been for the Best
June 19, 2018

To Solve North Korea, Look Beyond It
June 12, 2018

Real Patriotism on Memorial Day Means Losing Fewer Soldiers in Meaningless Wars
May 25, 2018

The Senate Should Nix the Nomination of Gina Haspel to Lead the CIA
May 11, 2018

Withdrawal from Syria Would Be Unusual Bright Spot for American Foreign Policy
April 13, 2018

The Capillary Growth of Counterproductive Wars
April 13, 2018

Herbert Hoover Had the Best National Security Policy of the 20th Century
March 29, 2018

Does Xi Jinping’s Power Grab in China Have a Silver Lining for the World?
March 14, 2018

Talking with North Korea Can’t Hurt
February 26, 2018

Let’s Rethink U.S. Policy Toward the Af-Pak Region
January 24, 2018

Contradictions in Trump’s National Security Strategy
January 8, 2018

The Ever-Expanding War On Terror
December 11, 2017

Trump’s Another in a Long Line of Fiscally Irresponsible Republican Presidents
December 4, 2017

Spain Should Let the Catalans Decide Their Own Future
October 23, 2017

Trump Should Cut Spending, Not Taxes—at Least Not Yet
October 22, 2017

National Defense Authorization Act Should Not Be Sacrosanct
October 12, 2017

Afghanistan: The Only Good Strategy Is an Expiring One
September 6, 2017