Terrorist ‘Safe Havens’ Are a Myth — and No Reason for Continuing the War in Afghanistan
Los Angeles Times. August 19, 2019.
How Donald Trump May Push America into a War with Iran
National Interest (Online). May 15, 2019.
The Amnesia of the U.S. Foreign Policy Establishment
The New Republic. March 15, 2019.
Let’s Withdraw from Afghanistan, and Learn the Hard Lessons
Daily News. March 5, 2019.
The US Started This Tit-for-tat
USA Today (Online). February 20, 2019.
U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Puts a Check on Mission Creep
Axios. December 19, 2018.
Failure Forecast: Sanctions Won’t Work on Iran
National Interest (Online). November 5, 2018.
America and China: Destined for Conflict or Cooperation? We Asked 14 of the World’s Most Renowned Experts
National Interest (Online). July 30, 2018.
Trump’s Incoherent Approach to Iran
USA Today. July 23, 2018.
Three Reasons Why Diplomacy with North Korea Will Remain Difficult
National Interest (Online). July 16, 2018.
A Naval Race with China Is Unnecessary and Will Likely Backfire
Sacramento Bee. June 14, 2018.
Trump Leans on Distortions to Explain Iran Deal Withdrawal
Axios. May 9, 2018.
Don’t Trust Benjamin Netanyahu on Claims About Iran’s Nuclear Program
USA Today. May 3, 2018.
Repeal, Don’t Replace, Trump’s War Powers
The New York Times. April 17, 2018.
Trump Administration’s Missile Strikes against Syria Break International Law
New York Daily News. April 15, 2018.
Striking Assad Might Boost Trump’s Prestige. It Won’t Serve American Interests.
Washington Post. April 12, 2018.
America’s Creeping Regime Change in Syria
American Conservative. February 14, 2018.
The Myth of Trump’s ‘Global Retreat’
New York Post. January 18, 2018.
There’s Still Time for Diplomacy in Korea
Reuters. January 4, 2018.
The Pundits Were Wrong about Assad and the Islamic State. As Usual, They’re Not Willing to Admit It
Los Angeles Times. December 10, 2017.
Iran’s ‘Behavior’ Isn’t Threatening Americans. Don’t Use That Pretense to Scrap the Nuclear Deal.
Washington Post. November 29, 2017.
The Plight of the Iraqi Kurds Poses a Difficult U.S. Foreign Policy Challenge
National Interest (Online). October 21, 2017.
The Real Danger of Refusing to Certify the Iran Deal
The National Interest (Online). October 13, 2017.
Alternatives to the Iran Deal Carry Too Much Risk
TIME. September 19, 2017.
Conservatives Should Want to Preserve the Iran Nuclear Deal
Washington Examiner. September 15, 2017.