No Cigar: Obama’s Cuba Critics Are Dead Wrong

National Interest (Online). April 17, 2015.

A Really Bad Idea: A ‘Limited’ War with Iran

National Interest (Online). April 15, 2015.

America: Its Own Worst Nuclear Enemy

Real Clear Defense. April 5, 2015.

Blast from the Past: When Hawks Wanted to Bomb a ‘Suicidal’ China

National Interest (Online). April 1, 2015.

Venezuela’s Obnoxious Regime Is Not a Security Threat

National Interest (Online). March 12, 2015.

Declining Oil Prices Will Not Lead to Iran’s Surrender on the Nuclear Issue

Gulan Media. March 12, 2015.

Japan’s Growing Quarrel with South Korea: Is China the Main Beneficiary?

China-US Focus. March 5, 2015.

The Island Dispute No One Is Talking About

National Interest (Online). February 23, 2015.

NATO’s Most Problematic Member: An Authoritarian Turkey

Aspenia Online. February 11, 2015.

We Can Live with an (Almost) Nuclear Iran

National Interest (Online). February 6, 2015.

A Strategy for Achieving US, Chinese, and Russian Cooperation on North Korea

China-US Focus. January 30, 2015.

Watch out, America: Mexico May Be the Next Failed State

National Interest (Online). January 29, 2015.

Washington and the Geopolitical Benefits of Plunging Oil Prices: Real but Limited

Aspenia Online. January 19, 2015.

Better than New Sanctions: Could Obama’s Cuba Strategy Work on North Korea?

National Interest (Online). January 3, 2015.

The Cuba Opening: American Foreign Policy Meets Reality

National Interest (Online). December 18, 2014.

Turkey: NATO’s Loose Cannon

Gulan Media. December 18, 2014.

Taiwan’s Resurgent Assertiveness: A New Worry for Washington

China-US Focus. December 18, 2014.

Washington Refuses to Face Contradictions in ISIS Fight

Gulan Media. December 12, 2014.

At I.C.C., Due Process Deficiencies Mar Credibility

The New York Times. December 11, 2014.

The US Needs to Recognize Russia’s Monroe Doctrine

Defense One. December 5, 2014.

The Next Flash Point between China and America: Taiwan?

National Interest (Online). December 5, 2014.

America’s Dangerous Double Standard on Air and Sea “Provocations”

National Interest (Online). November 24, 2014.

A Grave Threat to the NATO Alliance (And It’s Not Russia’s Military)

National Interest (Online). November 13, 2014.

Caught in the Middle: Beijing’s Reaction to US-Russian Tensions

China-US Focus. November 10, 2014.

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

National Interest (Online). November 3, 2014.