I present arguments from Exit from Hegemony at the Hamburg (Insecurity) Sessions. Thanks to Benjamin Tallis for inviting me to attend what turned out to be a terrific and stimulating few days in Hamburg.
The debate over American relative decline can get pretty complicated. You can’t really sum the components of state power into some kind of aggregate, “total power” measure. Even if you could, it’s not clear how Read More
We’re excited – and pleasantly surprised – to learn that Suiz Feay has included Exit from Hegemony in the Financial Times‘ “2020 Visions: The Year Ahead in Books“. Samir Puri investigates The Great Imperial Hangover Read More
Dan will be part of a roundtable on “The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy” at the Cato Institute. It runs from 5.00-6.30pm on January 28, 2020. More information is available at the Cato website.
Anne Applebaum provides a good rundown of the “romance” of contemporary Russia for far-right and cultural-conservative movements. But in the 21st century, we must also contend with a new phenomenon: right-wing intellectuals, now deeply critical Read More
Abraham Newman and I have a new article in Foreign Policy on progressive policy and the use of American market power. We begin by discussing China’s ham-handed response to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong democracy Read More
Many discussions about the end of “liberal international order” play out in extremely stylized (one might even say “crude”) terms. Some treat liberal ordering as an all-or-nothing deal, in which the only alternatives are a Read More
In The National Interest, Richard Javad Heydarian writes that: For the first time in its history, Manila is seeking Russian assistance to upgrade its defensive capabilities and, potentially, even develop its energy resources in the Read More
I have a piece in The Atlantic which is extremely critical of the mess that Trump has made of northeastern Syria. In fact, I argue that the whole episode encapsulates the reasons why Trump is Read More
Back in 2017, Dani Nedal and I wrote an article about Donald Trump’s claim that “unpredictability” is a good approach to conducting U.S. foreign policy. We looked closely at the logic behind it, and the Read More