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.