Dan has a brand new piece online at Foreign Affairs on why I’m extremely skeptical of the idea of “Great-Power Competition” as a strategic framework. Great powers compete. The relative decline of the United States means that other great Read More
Jeffery Stacey and I have a new piece in Foreign Affairs called “Fear of Trump’s Populism Might Save American Alliances.” Our basic argument is that: Biden cannot easily undo this damage to U.S. credibility. But he can make U.S. Read More
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On June 30, Beijing enacted a National Security Law that, in effect, ended any guarantee of Hong Kong’s separate political system. Today, the other shoe dropped. Hong Kong police will be authorised to conduct searches at private properties Read More
Ishaan Tharoor has a very good discussion of the broader context of Trump’s meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda. Though accustomed to lectures from Brussels, Duda and his allies are hoping for a boost ahead of a Read More
From the Washington Post story on the U.S. soldier charged with helping to plan a terrorist attack against his own unit: The charges against Melzer are likely to renew concerns about white nationalist and extremist Read More
The Monkey Cage ran an updated version of our article on international goods substitution and the World Health Organization. The reason, of course, was Trump’s announcement that he intends to cut all ties between the Read More
Peter A. Turner and Mark Safranski discussed the book with Alex and Dan on Turner’s “Break it Down” webcast.
We have a piece in Foreign Policy on the relationship between multipolarity and populism. he Serbian and Italian examples highlight an important but often overlooked relationship between the decline of U.S. hegemony and the rise Read More