Alliances

Turkey Democratic Debt NATO
Turkey’s Democratic Debt to NATO

Turkey’s relationship to NATO is edging toward the brink of collapse: caught in a miasma of Islamic radicalism, power-grabbing, and naïve foreign policy.

UNCREDIBLE: OBAMA & THE END OF AMERICAN POWER

Wanted: A Foreign Policy of Responsibility & Limits

Electoral Win for Japanese Prime Minister Draws International Concern
Electoral Win for Japanese Prime Minister Draws International Concern

Japan’s general election gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), along with its coalition partner Komeito, a majority in both Houses of the Diet. The international community now wonders if the electoral success may embolden the Prime Minister to pursue his agenda more aggressively.

NATO’s Gathering Storm

Under threat, Europe is at another crossroads. Whether NATO will help it find the right direction is an open question.

A Dear Land Leased Out No Longer

Nationalism is not always jingoism

Memorandum of Understanding
A New Covenant: The Case for Renewing and Improving the Memorandum of Understanding with Israel

Despite an adamantly proclaimed right to self-defense and a proven ability to carry it out during historic conflicts like the Six-Day and Yom-Kippur Wars, the tensions in and around Israel have only seemed to worsen. Cooperation with our Judeo-Christian cousin is more crucial now than ever.

Clinton on Trump’s Foreign Policy: Right Message, Wrong Messenger
Clinton on Trump’s Foreign Policy: Right Message, Wrong Messenger

The power of the American presidency is like none other on earth. It is a certainty that Trump’s worst vices—his crudeness, his infantile attacks on critics, personal grudges, unchecked egotism—would be magnified the day he took office. Yes, try to imagine Trump with his finger on the nuclear button without trembling.

America First Committee Israel
Israel & Avoiding the Mistakes of the America First Committee

The lesson of the greatest generation is “Don’t repeat the mistakes of the America First Committee,” and here we are.

A Lesson of Hiroshima

The first visit to Hiroshima by a sitting US head of state reminds us that the end of war is peace