Our Age of Ambition Comes to a Close
Our Age of Ambition Comes to a Close Both Afghanistan and Europe suggest we are done trying to change the world.
August 20, 2021
Who Wrecked Afghanistan?
Who Wrecked Afghanistan? A leading Afghanistan scholar blames technocrats, NGOs, and how we do democracy promotion.
August 19, 2021
Why Are We So Bad At Foreign Policy?
Why Are We So Bad At Foreign Policy? What our collapse in Afghanistan says about how we try to change a fallen world.
August 16, 2021
Afghanistan and the End of American Empire
Afghanistan and the End of American Empire Why we fight, and why we fail.
August 14, 2021
To Have All The Right Enemies
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?
August 13, 2021
Among the Believers
Among the Believers Growing up in Utah, I wanted to be Mormon. I wasn't.
August 11, 2021
Winter is Coming in Tunisia
Winter is Coming in Tunisia America has leverage—but will using it be enough?
August 09, 2021