Diplomacy

America’s Role in Global Peace: Reexamining John Foster Dulles’ 1945 Address
America’s Role in Global Peace: Reexamining John Foster Dulles’ 1945 Address

Understanding how Christian statesmen like John Foster Dulles viewed difficult foreign policy issues can help Christians respond to contemporary dilemmas.

The Battle for the History of the Afghan War
The Battle for the History of the Afghan War

Much of Carter Malkesian’s narrative about the Afghan war is spot-on, but he gets several key events wrong.

Rethinking the Marshall Plan
Rethinking the Marshall Plan

Neither active idealism (a massive humanitarian intervention) nor defensive realism (an anticommunist security strategy) quite comes to grips with the Marshall Plan’s rationale. Americans would not have been so committed to spending these large, sacrificial sums except that their own core beliefs, values, and institutions were at risk.

5 0:03 / 43:45 Geopolitics of US Grand Strategy in the G Zero World
Geopolitics of US Grand Strategy in the G Zero World

Joshua Walker, who was the global head of strategic initiatives at Eurasia Group and is now president of the Japan…

A Palestine the Size of a Tablecloth - Donald Trump Peace Plan Middle East
A Palestine the Size of a Tablecloth

Donald Trump’s Deal of the Century is finally out, and Palestinian leaders should take it.

What Should Palestinians Think of Trump’s “Deal of the Century”
What Should Palestinians Think of Trump’s “Deal of the Century”?

For more than two decades, most Israelis and Palestinians have accepted the “two-state solution” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This solution…

Kashmir and American Leadership

“We spoke last night about Kashmir, Prime Minister [Modi] really feels he has it under control. They speak with Pakistan…

The Deal of the Century and the Spirit of the Nineties
The Deal of the Century & the Spirit of the Nineties

As a wise man once said, peace is the illusion that war has ended for a time. A wiser man…

Trump Should Remember How the Baltic Way Helped Topple Soviet Occupation
Trump Should Remember How the Baltic Way Helped Topple Soviet Occupation

Last Friday marked the thirtieth anniversary of the Baltic Way, the peaceful political protest that helped put in the final…