Bernie Sanders’s Frustration — and Ours

Huffington Post. December 31, 2015.

Misplaced Optimism on American Attitudes toward Muslims

National Interest (Online). December 9, 2015.

Got a Plan to Defeat ISIS? Candidates, Show Your Work.

National Interest (Online). November 25, 2015.

Why Truth Is the First Casualty of War

National Interest (Online). November 20, 2015.

Does Climate Change Actually Fuel Terrorism?

Huffington Post. November 18, 2015.

Does NATO Require America to Go to War over the Paris Attacks?

National Interest (Online). November 18, 2015.

Expecting More from Our Allies: Why U.S. Foreign Policy Needs a Reboot

National Interest (Online). November 13, 2015.

Is Empire Inevitable?

American Conservative. November 2, 2015.

What’s Really Wrong with Obama’s Syria Approach, and Why His Critics’ Approach Is Worse

Reason. October 7, 2015.

The Pentagon Conned Washington … Again

War Is Boring. May 19, 2015.

Rubio’s Strangely Stale Foreign Policies

Newsweek. May 15, 2015.

Our Unrealistic Foreign Policy

War on the Rocks. March 23, 2015.

The GOP’s Budgetary Shenanigans Discourage Necessary Pentagon Reform March 19, 2015.

U.S. Military Spending: A Lot? Or a Lot More?

Newsweek. February 8, 2015.

Funding a Balanced Force

Washington Examiner. February 2, 2015.

Cops of the World No More

Barron’s. January 31, 2015.

Washington and the World According to Mac Thornberry

The Hill (Online). January 23, 2015.

Toward a Prudent Foreign Policy

Reason. December 8, 2014.

Whatever Ashton Carter’s Views on War Are, He Should Stick to the Pentagon Budget

Daily Caller. December 3, 2014.

Who Really Tore Down the Berlin Wall?

Rare. November 7, 2014.

Just Say “No”: Time to End the War on Drugs in Afghanistan

National Interest (Online). November 3, 2014.

Spooky Politicians That Go Bump in the Night October 31, 2014.

The Birth and Perhaps Death of Anxiety about Failed States

Washington Post. October 1, 2014.

No, We Shouldn’t Have Stayed in Iraq – and “History” is Not on our Side if We Go Back

Rare. September 11, 2014.

Nation Building Isn’t Needed to Fight ISIS September 10, 2014.