There are many alive today too young to recall the majestic, providential events that unfolded 1981–91 when the Soviet Bloc…
Mark TooleyApril 30, 2020
As the number of missile-wielding states grows and as the nuclear club expands, the likelihood of a missile being unleashed against the American people or their allies—whether by mistake, miscalculation, or a madman—also grows. Missile defense doesn’t eliminate the danger, but it does give us a fighting chance to confront it.
Alan DowdDecember 7, 2017
With his party’s lopsided victory in October’s snap elections, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is primed to steer Japan into a new era of regional and global leadership. Washington should encourage and applaud Tokyo’s return to the international stage.
Alan DowdNovember 2, 2017
North Korea’s nuclear-weapons tests, missile launches, and threats to attack American territory are hostile acts. What is debatable is how the United States and allies should respond.
Alan DowdSeptember 19, 2017
After North Korea’s successful ICBM test on July 4, does the Trump administration have any realistic policy options to deter the Kim Jong-un regime?
Rebeccah HeinrichsJuly 13, 2017
In his recent trip to Europe for the NATO summit, President Trump was supposed to reassure the NATO allies but then deleted reference to Article V from his remarks. Obama also sent troubling messages to our allies.
Alan DowdJune 13, 2017
Some dismiss North Korea and Iran’s threat, but such a view ignores the devastating impact a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event could have on the United States.
Alan DowdMay 30, 2017
The rhapsodic public reception that Star Wars received 40 years ago in America, even as it was originally banned in the Soviet Union, was part of a larger, slowly emerging renewal of American confidence in its democratic principles and in its global responsibilities.
Mark TooleyMay 26, 2017
There are legitimate reasons to brace for the worst on the Korean Peninsula. The challenge in bracing for the worst is to not hasten the worst.
Alan DowdApril 20, 2017