Editor-at-large, The American Interest Online.
Kerry Accepts the Unacceptable
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, let’s strengthen our partnership. That’s the spirit of the Obama Administration’s policy of dealing with Russia in Syria.
The Real Middle East Story
Precisely because he has a colder view of international affairs than Obama, Netanyahu’s leadership has made Israel stronger than ever.
Death of Driving The Revolution Is Coming
If autonomous cars fulfill even part of their promise, they will transform human life more than any invention since the personal computer.
The Syria Deal Barack Obama, Putin’s Patsy
Turning Obama’s hunger for negotiated deals into a ritual theater of serial humiliation is exactly what Putin wants.
The Real Importance of the EU Defense Discussion
A European army would shift the balance of power in the block towards France and away from Germany. It would also complicate transatlantic cooperation—one of the main reasons many Americans were urging Britain to remain in the EU.
Blue Model Blues Desperate Pension Funds Mull Buyouts
Buyouts will almost certainly be part of the ultimate solution to America’s pension crisis, but they are far from some kind of silver bullet.
The Libyan Afterparty Continues Our Press Falls Down on the Job Again
No one needs Bush-era press inquisitions to make a return. But some more questioning by the media as to why Libya has turned out to be such a colossal disaster would be welcome.
The Long Game Why Pakistan Sticks to Its Guns
Communal tensions in India suggest to the military and intelligence elites in Islamabad that the rising power of Islam will eventually lead to the undoing of India.