In America as well as Britain, “the party decides” and has its eyes on the prize: winning elections.
The removal of pro-Western liberals has reduced the Russian president’s inner circle to hardliners.
Why geography condemns Russia, an insecure land power, to be at odds with America.
To win back the presidency, Republicans need to speak the language of the American middle class.
Sanctions and isolation have weakened Iran but it is still in a strong position to expand its influence in the Middle East.
If the last seventy years are any indication, Germany will continue to lead Europe with caution.
Greece is culturally and economically too backward to share a currency with the rest of Europe.
Failing to help Greece would delegitimize liberal economic policy and European democracy as a whole.
Russians’ self-pity and mistrust is poisoning their relations with other countries.
The Islamists do not pose much of a threat to the West and should be defeated by other Muslims.
Syria’s Druze are torn between supporting Bashar Assad and seeking help from neighboring Israel.
The history of Israel is not that of a united people fighting for survival Americans imagine it to be.