Wilson Shirley

The Virtue of Individualism
The Virtue of Individualism

A growing chorus of people blames individualism for many of America’s social ills. From increasing social isolation, to decreasing trust in…

Do Power Transitions Always Lead to War? Book Review of Kori Schake’s Safe Passage - They Can't Fight - US UK Special Relationship
Do Power Transitions Always Lead to War? Review of Schake’s Safe Passage

In Safe Passage, Kori Schake details how transitions in geopolitical power lead to violence, except when the United States slowly and peacefully took over the hegemonic role Great Britain played.

Islam and the West: Reflecting on Nicholson and Hamid’s Recent Conversation.
Islam and the West: Reflecting on Nicholson and Hamid’s Recent Conversation

Robert Nicholson and Shadi Hamid’s conversation addresses questions about the West and the Muslim world in a modern context, but it also contributes to debates that have been going on for centuries.

Promise and Pluralism in Israel’s Nation-State Law
Promise and Pluralism in Israel’s Nation-State Law

The international community already decided almost 100 years ago that Israel can be the national home for the Jewish people while respecting non-Jews civil rights.