Chinese Scholar Offers Insight into Beijing’s Strategic Mindset
Opinion

Chinese Scholar Offers Insight into Beijing’s Strategic Mindset

The top story of 2019 – and the years ahead – will continue to revolve around the myriad, dangerous permutations of the economic ascent of China, the resurgence of nuclear superpower Russia and the decline of the US’s global hegemony. Two years ago, before the onset of the Trump administration, I sketched how the shadow…

“Liberals” and “Progressives” Resist Ending America’s Wars
Opinion

“Liberals” and “Progressives” Resist Ending America’s Wars

Liberal interventionists in the media want America’s wars to continue forever. Last Thursday I actually turned on “PBS Newshour” with Judy Woodruff, which I never watch, but the other offerings on television were dismal, and I was flipping channels. She had on as guests her regular commentator Mark Shields and Michael Gerson of The Washington…

Review: War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Power
Opinion

Review: War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Power

Members of the political corps of the U.S. writing about U.S. foreign policy have a particular insider viewpoint that can provide some good insights into how their diplomacy works along with the personal peculiarities of some of the actors involved. Ronan Farrow’s War on Peace – The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American…