The Missionary Position Progressive passivity is a deadly indulgence.
When We Were Young On the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, a reflection on decisions, fate, and hope.
America’s Maximalist Phase is Over. There May Not Be Another One Afghanistan has dealt a fatal blow to our entire way of thinking about the world.
A Lament for American Foreign Policy Two decades later, the things we wanted to forget—Afghanistan, Iraq, and a crumbling Middle East—are still haunting America.
Our Age of Ambition Comes to a Close Both Afghanistan and Europe suggest we are done trying to change the world.
To Have All The Right Enemies The jurist-philosopher Carl Schmitt was a Nazi. Since his death in 1985, his influence has only grown. How worried should we be?
How Not to Stop Genocide Denial Morality matters. But political will matters more.