Publications

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)
October 8, 2016
Commentary

Safe Zones Won’t Save Syrians

Safe zones are the strategy of choice for outside powers that do not want to commit to resolving the underlying conflict.
National Interest (Online)