Editor-at-large, The American Interest Online.
Trump’s Third Ring of Suburbs
An earlier essay looked at how a policy of boosting domestic energy production could help Donald Trump turn his presidency into a landmark in American political history. This essay looks at an even larger opportunity: revamping the American Dream for millennials and beyond.
What the Taiwan Call Means
The most important lesson, for both foreign leaders and domestic foreign policy analysts, is that the Obama era in American foreign policy has come to an end.
Burma's Rohingyas Human Rights Activists Lose Faith in Burma’s Leader
Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.
The Wages of willkommenskultur Merkel’s Migrant Rethink
Well-intentioned liberals and refugee advocates are learning a hard lesson: the only way to deal with refugee crisis is to have a foreign policy that seeks to prevent them in the first place.
Brazil In Trouble No Happy Ending for Brazil
The country is like a teenager in a growth spurt trying to squeeze into last year’s clothes.
Seoul Scandal South Korea’s Crisis Deepens
Public trust in South Korea’s President is cratering just as the country faces a series of intertwined crises.