Foreign policy expert Ted Galen Carpenter outlines strategies for protecting America’s security while avoiding unnecessary and unrewarding military adventures.
America confronts an array of international challenges and opportunities in the 21st century.
Victory in the Balkans — at what cost?
Mission creep: the dangers of NATO expansion.
Why we shouldn’t give the UN more power.
Is NATO relevant after the Cold War?
“This is foreign policy for grownups.” — Owen Harries, Editor, The National Interest
After 40 years, NATO no longer serves the best interests of the United States.
Has a collective defense network ensured America’s well-being and preserved the peace, or has it been an unnecessary, risky, and expensive burden?