December 28, 2016
Commentary

Is Russia Really ‘Winning’?

Policymakers must be realistic, both about Russia’s capabilities, and about what Russia’s “victories” in 2016 actually mean over the long‐​term.

National Interest (Online)
October 17, 2016
Commentary

How U.S.-Saudi Relations Got So Twisted

It was probably unreasonable to think that a hereditary monarchy founded on a very conservative interpretation of Islam would regularly make common cause with a constitutional republic committed to secularism and individual liberty.
National Interest (Online)
September 13, 2016
Commentary

Ground Troops Not Required

The U.S. military has a role to play here, but killing terrorists doesn’t require placing tens of thousands of U.S. troops into the middle of the Middle East’s ongoing civil wars.
USA Today