December 31, 2017

America Would Benefit from a Balance of Power in the Persian Gulf

During the Cold War Washington’s close embrace of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia made a certain strategic sense, though the enthusiasm exhibited by American policymakers never did. Today a far more limited, arms‐​length relationship is needed.
The National Interest (Online)
November 28, 2017

The Duplicitous Superpower

Actions have consequences, and Washington’s reputation for disingenuous behavior has complicated America’s own foreign policy objectives.

American Conservative
October 13, 2017

What’s Next for the Iran Deal

While Trump’s Iran speech was largely an empty, grandstanding gesture, it is a gesture with potentially dangerous consequences.
The Hill (Online)