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Washington Politics

When 'internationalism' became a dirty word

Neocons and liberal interventionists have perverted the term to mean primacy and global power projection of the worst kind

Symposium: Peace or destruction — what was Kissinger's impact?
Washington Politics

Symposium: Peace or destruction — what was Kissinger's impact?

Wide range of experts and commentators weigh in on the conflicted legacy of an American statesman.

It’s time to embrace a ‘less-than-grand’ strategy
Washington Politics

It’s time to embrace a ‘less-than-grand’ strategy

The US would get into a lot less trouble abroad if it focused its attention a little bit closer to home.

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Europe

The 'Great Game': Fiction and folly in world empire

Revisiting Hopkirk's 1995 novel on the Imperial struggle over Central Asia, is today's war in Europe — and perhaps China — that different?

The zombification of US national security
North America

The zombification of US national security

Time to drive a stake through the heart of these establishmentarian ideas, which are super dysfunctional but never seem to die.