It is difficult to fault a civilian Pakistani PM as they are by definition an endangered species... Continue Reading
With every passing day, explosive events in the Middle East threaten the peaceful lives of Israelis... Continue Reading
On May 14, Michael Pregent appeared on the Wall Street Journal Opinion: Foreign Edition podcast to discuss the recent Iraqi elections and the risk of ...
On May 15, Walter Russell Mead testified before the British Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee on the strength of the U.S. relationship with the U...
The president sees Tehran’s overreach as an opportunity to arrest U.S. decline... Continue Reading
Does the U.S. want to continue as a great power? China’s navy is set to surpass our fleet by 2030... Continue Reading
Through its incrementalist strategy, Beijing seeks to erode the sovereignty of the island nation and isolate it from the international community... Continue Reading
Last weekend’s seven bombings in Surabaya reveal a marked escalation of ISIS capabilities in Indonesia and also show changes in tactics... Continue Reading
On May 11th, Michael Pregent appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal...
The election victory of the Mahathir Mohamad-led Pakatan Harapan coalition — translated as Alliance of Hope — is compelling evidence of the politi... Continue Reading
This week the Wilson Center hosted an event entitled “Chinese Influence Operations in the U.S: Shedding Some Light on All the Heat” ... Continue Reading
The 1950s weren’t an age of conservative bourgeois culture. They were the destructor of that culture... Continue Reading
After Haspel’s confirmation hearing performance, that’s the question every senator considering opposing her nomination needs to answer... Continue Reading
President Trump signaled what hopefully will become a vigorous return to space exploration by the United States... Continue Reading
On May 9th, Nina Shea appeared on EWTN to discuss the release of three American detainees from North Korea...
On May 9th, Michael Pillsbury appeared on the Tucker Carlson show on Fox News to discuss the rising military and economic threats from China...
On May 9th, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox Business to discuss China's economic rise...
Japan is now on its way to leaving the 2 per cent inflation standard, having been the last to join (in 2013)... Continue Reading
A Turkish court ruled on Monday that imprisoned American pastor Andrew Brunson will remain in jail at least until his new trial date in July ... Continue Reading
Let’s not roll out the red carpet as Saudi Arabia enters the movie business ... Continue Reading
The U.S. is sending all kinds of signals it supports Ukraine against Russia, but the regime’s corruption is almost as big a threat at Putin’s proxies... Continue Reading
The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times, or on the college campuses... Continue Reading
Trump’s concern with China dates back to a book he published in 2000... Continue Reading
The new global cultural center isn’t Los Angeles or London — it’s everywhere... Continue Reading
Angela Merkel may have ceded her crown to France’s president. But neither can supplant Donald Trump... Continue Reading
On May 3rd, Michael Pillsbury appeared on the Tucker Carlson show on Fox News to discuss potential economic threats posed by china...
On May 3, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox Business to discuss recent statements by a former Pentagon official regarding China's status as a global s...
On May 2, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss trade tensions with China...
Refusing to let the past die is the goal of Armenians everywhere, as they continue to protest the refusal of the U.S. and other countries to officiall... Continue Reading
Here we are again, being asked to disappear from view before a May 12th election in Iraq... Continue Reading
On May 1, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss President Trump delaying tariffs on imported steel from U.S. allies for 30 days...
The portraits of the master, collected for the first time since his death, offer an antidote to preoccupations with our self-images... Continue Reading
On May 1, Walter Russell Mead appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss major foreign policy strategies...
On April 30, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss recent revelations by Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu regarding Iran's nucle...
The belief in India as an Asian leader and a model for other countries in the region has been deeply ingrained in Indian thinking for ... Continue Reading
Modest success on North Korea is giving the U.S. breathing room to focus on Iran... Continue Reading
Using Section 232 of U.S. trade law to apply tariffs on steel and aluminum imports was a questionable use of this tool... Continue Reading
Modi’s visit to China this week could lead to an easing of their strained ties—but any reset will benefit Beijing far more than New Delhi... Continue Reading
Following is the full testimony given by Harold Furchtgott-Roth to the United States Joint Economic Committee on April 25, 2018... View PDF
A response to Ben Judah’s exposé of the Frenchman’s failings... Continue Reading
The current respite in tit-for-tat tariff threats between the U.S. and China is just a temporary halt in a serious dispute between the world's two lar... Continue Reading
On April 24, Kenneth Weinstein appeared on C-SPAN to discuss Mike Pompeo's nomination for Secretary of State...
The president’s potential meeting with Kim Jong Un would come at a time when American foreign policy is rapidly changing... Continue Reading
This week’s meetings with Macron and Merkel provide an opportunity to reaffirm common interests... Continue Reading
If the leaders meet, they’re likelier to reframe the standoff than to resolve it... Continue Reading
For years, Asia Bibi’s infuriating story and sorrowful face has embodied the unfairness of Pakistan’s deadly blasphemy laws...... Continue Reading
German complacency on issues of international and domestic economic management is becoming a threat to the country’s economic future... Continue Reading
For the good of its defense industry, Tokyo needs to get serious about protecting secrets... Continue Reading
The Syrian conflict has also turned Christians against Christians... Continue Reading
The president’s goal is to avoid bailing out without getting sucked in... Continue Reading
Despite the attack on Syria, its allies Iran and Russia are very unlikely to heed President Trump’s call to stop backing Assad’s criminal actions... Continue Reading
In January 2006, I was standing on a beach at a Sinai resort called Nuweiba... Continue Reading
On matters of foreign policy, Americans are divided into two hidden camps... Continue Reading
On April 14, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss the UN's reaction to the U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria...
Unlike his heroes, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, Trump is not president-for-life... Continue Reading
There’s really no doubt among serious people that chemical weapons were used, but the question now is how to prove who did it... Continue Reading
On April 13, Richard Weitz appeared on BBC to discuss the impending Syria strikes...
Syria in 2018 is not Iraq in 2003 and a response to Bashar Al-Assad’s chemical weapons is not deposing Saddam Hussein... Continue Reading
In the breakaway republic, a strict clan system keeps al-Shabab in check... Continue Reading
The United States will be making an exit from Syria “very soon,” President Trump said late last month in Ohio. ... Continue Reading
Big government, big banks, and big tech are now all on the same side in the war against cash. Government — we all know about already. Big banks — ... Continue Reading
On April 10, Jack David appeared on the Secure Freedom Radio podcast to discuss Iran and North Korea...
The brutal March 23 stabbing of 85-year-old Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll cast a dark pall over a Jewish season of festivity... Continue Reading
President Trump sees much unwanted spending authorized by Congress... Continue Reading
China’s leaders are betting that Latin America will prove useful politically, economically, and even militarily. The U.S. government should pay more a... Continue Reading
On April 9th, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox Business to discuss the recent chemical attack in Syria and potential responses from the Trump adminis...
He joins the chaotic Trump team amid the greatest uncertainty since Truman’s era... Continue Reading
How the “Xi change” in China is causing an invisible earthquake... Continue Reading
On April 6th, Nate Sibley and Ben Judah appeared on a CNN Situation Report story on potential Russian responses to sanctions on Putin allies
On April 6th, Samuel Tadros appeared on the Wall Street Journal Opinion: Foreign Edition podcast to discuss Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's re-election and rel...
The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against North Korea is working... Continue Reading
Saudi Arabia’s main reason to normalize relations with the Jewish state is not strategic but sociological... Continue Reading
The president's attack on Amazon is the hallmark of an aspiring caudillo. But there are valid anti-trust concerns about the internet giant... Continue Reading
The fate of American industrial icon Westinghouse is now in the hands of regulators... Continue Reading
Americans drove back an advance by mercenaries. The next one ended almost as soon as it began... Continue Reading
The United States and Europe must find a synthesis between the free trading dogmas of yesterday and the nationalist impulses of today... Continue Reading
Freedom House, biased against conservatives, is no longer a reliable source of ratings for nations’ democratic policies... Continue Reading
Facing threats from Iran and Turkey, they want peace—and to strangle Hamas... Continue Reading
Because if a recession hits before 2020, the government will have no tools to fight it... Continue Reading
Thousands of Syrian refugees are unable to return to their homes following the Turkish invasion of northwest Syria... Continue Reading
The bill would start to address two problems that face the U.S. military: readiness and modernization... Continue Reading
President Trump demonstrated once again he’s willing to punch Russia if it punches us or our friends... Continue Reading
On March 28, Michael Pillsbury appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's recent visit to China...
It's time for the government to reckon with what Facebook has become... Continue Reading
He believes the U.S. must be prepared to act alone, but Trump will take convincing... Continue Reading
On March 23, Michael Pillsbury appeared on Fox News to discuss the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser...
What happens when the U.S. Navy’s force structure planning is built on strategic assumptions that are superseded by a change in the Oval Office?... Continue Reading
Once again the U.S. government appears to be taking Pakistani promises about combatting terror at face value... Continue Reading
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has the potential to be the most significant secretary of state since George Shultz... Continue Reading
While Washington dreamed of an orderly world, revisionist powers upended it... Continue Reading
Nearly seven years have passed since the outbreak of protests in Syria calling for change... Continue Reading
Just weeks ago, President Donald J. Trump announced that the U.S. Embassy in Israel would be moved to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May of 2018.... Continue Reading
Brussels is failing to grasp threats and opportunities of artificial intelligence... Continue Reading