Alliances

What Does Sweden Joining NATO Mean?

Sweden joining NATO will have immense geopolitical consequences

The Decline of Deterrence

Deterrence is built over decades, but can crumble in an instant. And that instant is now.

Obstacles to Peace in Ukraine: President Biden and Mr. Trump

America never recognized the USSR’s occupation of the Baltics, but didn’t let it derail our diplomacy. This should be our approach with Ukraine and Crimea.

Turkey: Gateway to the Black Sea and More

Turkey’s strategic importance has only increased with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Russia and China at Once – Part III: The Importance of Alliances (Including Internal)

The United States cannot pursue a strategy capable of deterring and, if necessary, defeating both China and Russia at the same time alone. We need allies.

Ukraine’s Blame Game

Whose mistakes led to the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

The Marshall Plan at 75: An Act to Promote World Peace

The Marshall Plan exemplified the alignment of values and interests good foreign policy should embody.

Israel and Turkey Must Step Up

Turkey delays NATO membership for Sweden and Finland, and Israel ignores Ukraine’s desperate request for defensive arms.

A Coalition of the Past: A Review of The Strategy of Denial

A Critical Review of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict by Elbridge Colby, Yale University Press, 2021.